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Buy Local with Skinny Laminx

Skinny Laminx recently launched an online shop specifically for locals. Here you can find all your favourite ‘Skinny’ products ranging from cushion covers to tea towels and even gorgeous little smock dresses for children. http://shop.skinnylaminx.com

Heather Moore, the design genius behind the Skinny Laminx label lives in Cape Town, South Africa. As well as creating beautiful products, Heather also does illustration work and is the editor of ELLE Decoration blog.

To view Heather’s portfolio on Cape Town Creatives click here.

Basic Etching Workshop by Warren Editions

Warren Editions workshop

Warren Editions will be giving a Basic Etching Workshop running over four Tuesdays in May 2010.

The techniques that will be covered are hard ground, soft ground and aquatint.

The dates, times and techniques are as follows:

  • 4 May 2010 / 8:30 – 12:30 > Hard ground
  • 11 May 2010 / 8:30 – 12:30 > Soft ground
  • 18 May 2010 / 8:30 – 12:30 > Aquatint
  • 25 May 2010 / 8:30 – 12:30 > Combination of hard ground, soft ground and aquatint

Cost: R 1,350.00 > This amount covers all 4 days and all materials are included.

What is needed > Your energy and ideas.

At the end of the workshop each participant would have made 4 different etchings, representing 3 techniques explored separately and 1 etching where 2 – 3 of the taught techniques are explored.

To book your place for the workshop please email: we@warreneditions.com

Payment prior to the workshop will be needed to secure your place.

Cape Town Artists, Sculptors and Printmakers

Cape Town is one of South Africa’s most important creative hubs. Cape Town Creatives was started with the vision to centralise information relating to the creative industry in Cape Town. Here is a list of excellent artists, sculptors and printmakers based in Cape Town. Click on the names below to view the full portfolios on the Cape Town Creatives website.

  1. Jill Trappler
  2. Judy Conway
  3. Milly Jones
  4. Gail Catlin
  5. Jeanne Wassenaar
  6. Odd Enjinears
  7. Inge Semple
  8. Warren Editions
  9. Jean Doyle
  10. Derric van Rensburg

Registration at João Ferreira Gallery

João Ferreira Gallery and Warren Editions are pleased to announce Registration, an exhibition of prints produced by South African artists in collaboration with WE. The term and title performs a few acts other than its staid dictionary definitions among which are; an act of enrolling and, a body of people associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity, who enrol at the same time. Registration, according to printmaker jargon anticipates the giddy delight derived from another printer colloquialism, that of ‘pulling prints’ to make up an edition of work that functions as a cohesive and coherent body on a technical level. To the layman and easier on the tongue, the prints in an edition have to look the same.

Hentie van der Merwe Beekeeper 11
Hentie van der Merwe Beekeeper II
59.5 x 44 cm

Michael Taylor Against the clock
Michael Taylor Against the clock
53.5 x 38 cm

Behind the fly wheel of the printing press and the myriad spectrum coloured tarlatan rags used to wipe plates clean, registration is the concerted effort of any printmaker in ensuring the correct alignment of plate to paper in the creation of an edition of print works. The edition, albeit made by the trained hands of the printmaker along with the artists’ vision, endeavours to encompass a number of identical prints throughout. Inherent to the nature of hand-wiped plates and lack of mechanical cool, the prints in an edition remain individual works. It is indeed only the pedantic printmaker who detects the slightest interference. Yet, through the idiosyncrasies and enviable quirks of print come their worth and value as original and prized works.

The artists in collaboration with WE have in many cases made prints as an addendum to larger bodies of works. On this show however, WE showcase the print as it stands aside from other art mediums. Back to the dictionary, Registration hopes to adjust if not align a renewed take on the craftsmanship of printmaking for its aesthetic credentials and honoured technique.

Sanell Aggenbach Ingrid
Sanell Aggenbach Ingrid
42.6 x 53.6 cm

Registration is curated by Zhané Warren and runs from 4 November – 12 December 2009.

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Warren Editions is very excited to introduce Atlantis by Sanell Aggenbach. The print was made in the hard ground, spit bite aquatint, airbrush aquatint and burnishing techniques. The edition size is 15. The release price is R 4 900. If you want to view and/or purchase the print please email: we@warreneditions.com or contact Zhané Warren at 084 725 6628.
For more information on Warren Editions and to view other work by Sanell Aggenbach please visit www.warreneditions.com

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Warren Editions releases new prints by Tom Cullberg

Warren Editions is very proud to release “The Formative Years”, a series of 3 new images by Tom Cullberg.
The images were produced in the soft ground and aquatint techniques during May 2009. And, the printing thereof was completed end of August. The release price per print is R 2,900.
If you want to view and/or purchase any of the prints please email we@warreneditions.com or phone 084 725 6628 and speak to Zhané Warren.




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‘Edition S’ at Warren Editions

Each year, an artist will be chosen to create an edition in the printmaking medium for the ‘Edition S’. The identity of the artist will be kept secret and announced after a pre-release date. All are invited to subscribe so as to secure a print from the ‘Edition S’. Upon subscription a place in the edition is held for the continuing subscriber from year-to-year; however, there is no obligation to renew annually.

The subscription is available for only R500 and the ‘Edition S’ is an excellent way to start or add to your art collection at a very affordable price.

For 2009 the pre-release date is 30 November. Just in time for Christmas, the ‘Edition S’ print will make a beautiful Christmas gift.

After 30 November, Warren Editions will announce the name of the secret artist and release the ‘Edition S’. And, the ‘Edition S’ will no longer be available at this pre-release price.

We’re closing the pre-release subscription period on 30 November 2009; contact us at we@warreneditions.com or at +27 (0) 84 725 6628 to secure your print today.


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