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Sea Symphony was largely trial and error, just figuring things out as I went along. Lots of smudges, misplaced fish and what not, but it was the best break from drawing I could ask for. Printmaking has been really enjoyable for me, something that I once hated but learned to love through one of my mentors 😊
I just aimed to create a simple seascape using animals that I love. It's a playful work that has helped me learn a little more each time I worked on it. Because my roll of paper was 1.5m in width, I couldn't use a press or utilise registration, I did have to wing it. I didn't give each stamp a handle of any sort but it was a special experience manually going at it and getting surprised by the result of each print everytime. I'm particularly fond of the end of my metacarpal bone, the muscle under it and my curled up pinky for pressing.
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