Ross Loveday, Rhythm of the heat, carborundum print

Artists making carborundum prints

If you would like inspiration for your carborundum prints here it is!

Don’t be overwhelmed by the amount of colour, tone, texture and passion you find in carborundum prints. There are just so many inspiring artists working with this medium. The technique used in most of these examples is very close to painting, the artist working directly on the plate with carborundum paint to produce a matrix for printing.

Here is a selection showing a range of different styles and approaches….
(click on the artists name to see more of their work)

Ursula Leach

Ursula Leach, Night Tree, carborundum print

Ursula Leach, Night Tree, carborundum print

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ruth O’Donnell

Ruth O'Donnell, Peach Bowl, carborundum print

Ruth O’Donnell, Peach Bowl, carborundum print

Tony O’Malley

Tony O'Malley, Isla De Graciosa, carborundum print

Tony O’Malley, Isla De Graciosa, carborundum print

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ross Loveday

Ross Loveday, Burnt Fen, carborundum print

Ross Loveday, Burnt Fen, carborundum print

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Cullen

Michael Cullen, Bathers, carborundum print

Michael Cullen, Bathers, carborundum print

Phelim Egan

Felim Egan, Blue March, carborundum print

Felim Egan, Blue March, carborundum print

Peter Wray

Peter Wray, Fired Earth II, carborundum print

Peter Wray, Fired Earth II, carborundum print

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Blackadder

Elizabeth Blackadder, Orchidaceae coelogyne, carborundum print

Elizabeth Blackadder, Orchidaceae coelogyne, carborundum print

Dawn Brooks

Dawn Brooks, Memorial II, carborundum print

Dawn Brooks, Memorial II, carborundum print

Barbara Rae

Barbara Rae, Vacluse Night, carborundum print

Barbara Rae, Vacluse Night, carborundum print

Hughie O’Donoghue

Hughie O'Donoghue, Death or Glory, carborundum print

Hughie O’Donoghue, Death or Glory, carborundum print

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gwen O’Dowd

Gwen O'Dowd, waterbed 3, carborundum print

Gwen O’Dowd, waterbed 3, carborundum print

Feeling inspired? have a look at these posts for practical information to get you hooked on printmaking with carborundum;

What is carborundum?

Plates from wet-and-dry carborundum paper

Plates from carborundum powder

Plates from carborundum paint

As always let me know about your carborundum adventures!

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