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George Orwell: book cover designs

Orwell: Coming Up For Air 5-layer screen print 1/1

Orwell: Homage to Catalonia 5-layer screen print 1/1

Orwell: 1984 6-layer screen print 1/1

Orwell: Collected Works 4-layer screen print 1/1

A suite of single, unique screenprints [no editions have been created]. Designs for book covers for Orwell’s works. Based on both the graphic and physical qualities derived from the overlayerings, degradation and tearing/ripping of posters from billboards. The portrait element was transferred from three [same size] self-portraits painted on acetate sheets which were then directly exposed onto the silk screen. Liquitex acrylics on Seawhites 300gsm and Fabriano Artistico papers. A1 size Printed as a contribution to the forthcoming tribute exhibition to the work of George Orwell, working title ‘room 103’. Full details to follow. The prints will preview at PRINTFEST @ Coronation Hall: County Square; Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 7LZ Tel: 01229 588994 EVENT DETAILS Dates Times Thu 27 Apr 2017 18:00 to 19:30 Fri 28 Apr 2017 19:00 to 21:00 Sat 29 Apr 2017 10:00 to 17:00 Sun 30 Apr 2017 10:00 to 16:00 Thursday 27th April, 6-7.30pm – Opening Talk by the Printmaker of the Year Jason Hicklin and the Printmakers’ Printmaker Fouzia Zafar. Free. Booking essential to Friday 28th April, 7-9pm – Private View by invitation only, requests for invitations to Individual Print Awards presented. Saturday 29th April, 10am-5pm – Over 40 artist printmakers showing and talking about their work and methods of printmaking. Vote for Visitors’ Choice. Sunday 30th April, 10am-4pm – Over 40 artist printmakers showing and talking about their work and methods of printmaking. Visitors’ Choice Award and Printmakers’ Printmaker Award presented. PRICES Entry fee £4.00, catalogue available £1.00

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