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Reproduction of 16th century multi-colour Chiaroscuro Woodblock Prints using digital technologies (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Parraman, C., Olen, M., Ortiz-Segovia, M., Baar, T., & McCallion, P. (2017, September). Reproduction of 16th century multi-colour Chiaroscuro Woodblock Prints using digital technologies. Poster presented at Blocks Plates Stones Conference

Inspired by 16th century multi colour Chiaroscuro Woodblock Prints, we have sought to develop methods to recreate blocks from existing onscreen images or from printed facsimiles, by measuring colours and colour separation methods to create individual... Read More about Reproduction of 16th century multi-colour Chiaroscuro Woodblock Prints using digital technologies.

Interdisciplinary Textile Design Research for Material Innovation: Synthesising Design, Science and Industry Collaboration (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Morgan, L. (2017). Interdisciplinary Textile Design Research for Material Innovation: Synthesising Design, Science and Industry Collaboration

Within the landscape of contemporary textile design research lies a rich site for collaboration, with the opportunity to draw on specialist knowledge across disciplines. This paper argues that Integrating textile design practice with specialist scien... Read More about Interdisciplinary Textile Design Research for Material Innovation: Synthesising Design, Science and Industry Collaboration.

Replicating dark colours from an old master painting using alternative methods in inkjet printing (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Olen, M., Padfield, J., & Parraman, C. (2017, September). Replicating dark colours from an old master painting using alternative methods in inkjet printing. Paper presented at Twenty-fifth Color and Imaging Conference Color Science and Engineering Systems, Technologies, and Applications

One of the main challenges related to colour reproduction in the darker regions of the print. The limitations to the printer’s colour gamut restrict the ability to replicate a vast number of colours that can be achieved with printmaking and paint col... Read More about Replicating dark colours from an old master painting using alternative methods in inkjet printing.

Foreword (2017)
Book Chapter
Bodman, S. L. (2017). Foreword. In The Polar Tombola: A Book of Banished WordsBird Editions

Catalogue Essay by Sarah Bodman for The Polar Tombola, A Book of Banished Words by Nancy Campbell.

Making friends with books (2017)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. L. (in press). Making friends with books. Printmaking Today, 26(4),

A report on the first Cardiff Artists' Books (CAB) event at The Printhaus in Cardiff and their future plans for 2018.

Generating 3D models of paintings through the combination of 2D, 3D and RTI data (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Aure, X., O'Dowd, P., & Padfield, J. (2017, July). Generating 3D models of paintings through the combination of 2D, 3D and RTI data. Paper presented at Electronic Visualisation and the Arts 2017

The National Gallery in London has recently been testing the potential of 3D scanning technology to record and measure the surface of paintings. To view and interact with the high-resolution scans requires expensive computational hardware. The propos... Read More about Generating 3D models of paintings through the combination of 2D, 3D and RTI data.

Building communities (2017)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. L. (2017). Building communities. Printmaking Today, 26(2), 17

Article on ambitious community ventures at leading centres for the book arts in the USA and UK.

From CMYK to RGB (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Parraman, C. (2017, June). From CMYK to RGB. Presented at First Impressions

For over a century, commercial printers and artists have sought to colour separate pictures using half toning methods and process colours of cyan magenta yellow and black to reproduce full colour prints. New developments in inks and pigments have tur... Read More about From CMYK to RGB.

The development of multi-channel inkjet printing methodologies for fine art applications (2017)
Thesis
Olen, M. K. The development of multi-channel inkjet printing methodologies for fine art applications. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This thesis contributes to the defence of the practitioner perspective as a means of undertaking problems addressed predominantly in the field of colour science. Whilst artists have been exploring the use of colour for centuries through their persona... Read More about The development of multi-channel inkjet printing methodologies for fine art applications.

Colour design theories and applications (2017)
Book Chapter
Parraman, C. (2017). Colour design theories and applications. In J. Best (Ed.), COLOUR DESIGN Theories and Applications Second EditionElsevier Woodhead

In recent years there has been revolution in many technologies, sciences, digital, globalisation and increase global shift rate to urban living at a macro scale, before 2050 80% of the world’s population will be living in cities. Living longer, healt... Read More about Colour design theories and applications.

From users to outsiders: Shifting the sphere of independent innovation from own practice to external fields (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Jorgensen, T. (2017, June). From users to outsiders: Shifting the sphere of independent innovation from own practice to external fields. Paper presented at NORDES 2017 - 7th Nordic Design Research Conference

This paper concerns doctorial research that investigates how new manufacturing concepts can be developed by individual designers facilitated by an increased diffusion of digital fabrication tools and knowledge resources. The paper reports on a practi... Read More about From users to outsiders: Shifting the sphere of independent innovation from own practice to external fields.

Colour printing techniques (2017)
Book Chapter
Parraman, C. (2017). Colour printing techniques. In J. Best (Ed.), Colour design: Theories and applicationWoodhead Publishing Ltd

Invited chapter in the book Colour Design: Theories and Applications. In PART 3 COLOUR, DESIGN AND COLORATION this chapter covers: - Hardcopy colour: analogue versus digital - Colour theory in relation to printing - Overview of halftoning and... Read More about Colour printing techniques.

Milestones (2017)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. L. (2017). Milestones. Printmaking Today, 26(1), 16

article on Booknesses international colloquium, celebrating 21 years of artists’ books in South Africa.

Communities of practice: Building an internationally connected practice in and for the book arts (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Bodman, S. L. (2017, March). Communities of practice: Building an internationally connected practice in and for the book arts. Presented at Booknesses

At the Centre for Fine Print Research at the University of the West of England in Bristol, UK, ‘book arts’ investigates contemporary artists’ book practice nationally and internationally. The findings from these research are disseminated freely and a... Read More about Communities of practice: Building an internationally connected practice in and for the book arts.

2017 colour by numbers, thinking through making lecture series, Arnolfini, Bristol (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Parraman, C. (2017, March). 2017 colour by numbers, thinking through making lecture series, Arnolfini, Bristol. Presented at Thinking Through Making Lecture Series

During the latter half of the 20th century, in the age of mechanical reproduction, a common preoccupation with the term ‘original print’ was the printmaker’s ability to create exactly repeatable images. In the 21st century, and due to the impact of d... Read More about 2017 colour by numbers, thinking through making lecture series, Arnolfini, Bristol.

Collaborative print studio (2017)
Journal Article
Laidler, P. (2017). Collaborative print studio

The collaborative print studio has had profound impact upon the production and realisation of some of the most innovative prints within the discipline of fine art printmaking. Historically an artist with little understanding of the print process or a... Read More about Collaborative print studio.

Dear Reader… some contemporary books by artists (2017)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. L. (2017). Dear Reader… some contemporary books by artists. Book 2.0, 7(1), 95-110. https://doi.org/10.1386/btwo.7.1.95_1

Artists’ books have evolved over the last sixty years into a significant, international contemporary arts practice. In the 1960s, the artist’s book grew in popularity as a means of bypassing dealers in high end galleries, taking artists’ works out to... Read More about Dear Reader… some contemporary books by artists.

Design at the intersection of smart materials and 3D printing (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Walters, P. (2017, February). Design at the intersection of smart materials and 3D printing. Presented at 4D Printing and Meta Materials Conference

This presentation will show practical examples of research into the application of smart shape-changing materials and 3D printing technologies, undertaken at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. Research takes place through creative co... Read More about Design at the intersection of smart materials and 3D printing.

Liquid crystalline phases in suspensions of pigments in non-polar solvents (2017)
Book Chapter
Klein, S., Richardson, R. M., & Eremin, A. (2017). Liquid crystalline phases in suspensions of pigments in non-polar solvents. In J. P. Lagerwall, & G. Scalia (Eds.), Liquid crystals with nano- and microparticles, 845-869. World Scientific Publishing Company

We will discuss colloid suspensions of pigments and compare their electro-optic properties with those of traditional dyed low molecular weight liquid crystal systems. There are several potential advantages of colloidal suspensions over low molecular... Read More about Liquid crystalline phases in suspensions of pigments in non-polar solvents.