My final exhibition print has arrived at last! It was a very tense moment opening the tube and carefully unwrapping the protective paper (complete with my winter gloves for extra protection against fingerprints!), but eventually the print was out. I had been quite worried that the colours wouldn’t quite be right as I had some… Continue reading Exhibition Final Print
My test strips from the Print Space arrived in the post today – I was really excited to see how my image looked on each different paper type! I ordered test strips on the Kodak Metallic, Canson Baryta, Hahnemühle Photo Rag and Hahnemühle Pearl. First was the Canson Baryta. This is a slightly glossy paper, but not quite… Continue reading Test Strips
This morning I met with Richard to show him my test prints and see what he thought about each one. He agreed that the massive size of the A0 was fantastic and has a much higher impact than the smaller sizes, although the semi-gloss paper brings out the colours better than the matte and makes… Continue reading Comparing print sizes
So today I picked up some test prints I ordered from uni to try out 3 different sizes for my exhibition print. I ordered an A2, A1 and an A0 and I’m struggling to decide on which one I prefer! I’ve ruled out A2 because I feel this size would be more suitable if I… Continue reading Size Testing!
Yesterday was an exciting day for me – not only did my Blurb book arrive but so did a pack of paper samples from The Print Space. The pack included A4 samples of 6 different Gicleé papers and 5 C-Type papers – I was impressed with the quality of them all and I know it’s… Continue reading Paper Sampling
This week we had a mini workshop about printing options for our final exhibition. We looked at some paper samples sent over by Metro Imaging to get a feel for the different types of paper available to us. There was such a wide range, with loads of different weights to choose from too! The 2… Continue reading Print Workshop