All of this was thanks to Anglesey-based printmaker John Hegley, who recently received grant money from the Welsh Arts Council to develop his own Photec techniques. Fantastically, he then came and tested our light unit to check the correct exposure times to get the best possible prints (thanks John!).
Here are some of the results:
|Flower Lady by Jen Fenner|
|Work from our newest volunteer, Greg Herbert|
|A double-exposed print by Katie Whitfield|
|A collection of prints and one of the finished plates|
As you can see we still have some things to learn but some of the group have already bought Photec printing supplies and are eager to get to grips with this difficult but rewarding technique.
Notes on how to do Photec printing at the Bluecoat will be uploaded soon on to our downloads page so watch this space!