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Artist Floor Talk at Images of The Australian Ballet on Sunday 18 March 2012
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Artist Floor Talk at Images of The Australian Ballet on Sunday 18 March 2012
Photographer: Mary Tokatlidis

Debra Luccio
Images of The Australian Ballet
Extended to 15 April 2012

Steps Gallery 62 Lygon Street Carlton South Vic 3053
Gallery Hours: Tue-Fri 11-4pm Sat-Sun 10-5pm

Closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday

+61(0)448 026 643 info@debraluccio.com  

 
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The process of creating the artwork begins with sketches of the dancers in class   Explaining the charcoal drawing 'Timelapse' of the dancers in class and the ballet instructor moving amongst them    
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Showing the copper sheet that the monotype will be made on   Squeezing the charbonnel etching ink onto the palette   Showing the palette and the density of the etching ink
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The roller is used to collect and roll a thin layer of black etching ink onto the copper sheet   With a cloth over the end of a paint brush, drawing into the etching ink using the clay model as inspiration   Showing the drawing created on the copper sheet to the enthusiastic crowd
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With a cloth over index finger, wiping away the ink to develop a tonal drawing in the black ink of the statue   Showing the guests both drawings on the plate   Drying the prepared Velin Arches paper by blotting it between 2 sheets of bulky news
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Placing the Velin Arches over the image on the plate with bulky news on that, then applying pressure with the roller and hand-pressing the monotype   Peeling the monotype away from the plate   Ta-dah!
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Showing the finished monotype and the remaining ink left on the plate   The coloured monotype - rolling thin layers of coloured etching ink onto the copper plate   With cloth wrapped over finger, wiping back the ink to create the image
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Showing the artwork created on the plate   The prepared sheet of Velin Arches paper ready to be placed over the image to be hand pressed    
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