Posts Tagged ‘Autumn’

An Etching for Every Season

October 20, 2014

4seasonsThese etchings are now available online again. You can buy the set, or individual seasons at www.elphicksshop.com.

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Printing at the Prince’s Drawing School

October 20, 2014

etch1(web)Inked up plate, ready for polishing.

etch2(web)Polished copper plate ready to print ‘Winter’ etching.

etch3(web)Polished copper plate in preparation to print ‘Summer’ etching.

etch5(web)Copper printing plate (left), ‘Spring’ etching from plate (right).

etch7(web)Sharon Elphick ‘Autumn’ etching.

On Friday I went to the ‘drop in’ etching class at the Prince’s Drawing School in Shoreditch. A customer had ordered the full set of my seasonal ‘Tree’ etchings, so I had the pleasure of spending the day printing in the basement of Charlotte Road. I love the drawing school and I’ve been going there on and off since 2008. It’s always really nice to see what other people are working on, the artist Sam Marshall was printing there too, check out her work here.

It’s a real labour of love, especially if you’re a perfectionist like me! I’m pleased to say that I printed one of each season, and thought I’d share some photo’s of the process.

Seasonal Etchings by Sharon Elphick

October 3, 2012

Spring. Sharon Elphick.

Summer. Sharon Elphick.

Autumn. Sharon Elphick.

Winter. Sharon Elphick.

Four Seasons. Sharon Elphick.

I started working on this plate at The Prince’s Drawing School back in 2008. Recently I decided to work on a set based on the seasons and for some reason squirreled them away. Maybe it was the arrival of Autumn that made me think of them again and put them in the window at Columbia Road. They had such a lovely response last weekend, that I’ve decided to share them here too. They are available to purchase as individual seasons or as a set of four right here.

Our Work Shop

December 6, 2011

Spring £15

Summer £15

Autumn £15

Winter £15

 

I discovered the work of Our Workshop at The Bust Magazine Craftacular. I am pleased to announce that we are now selling a selection of prints, tea towels and cards. The above are limited edition Risograph prints at a very affordable £15. Perfect Christmas gifts available to buy here.

Swanning around in Epping Forest

November 13, 2010

Autumnal

November 10, 2010

Autumn has to be one of my favourite seasons and this year the colour outside seems more spectacular than ever. You can add a touch of Autumnal colour indoors with the addition of these two fine screen prints by Marcus Walters. All details available here.