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screen prints

In the print workshop today, making screen prints onto large sheets (to cut up and make into artist books…)

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unresolved

Working with my letter to myself about keeping things unresolved. These pictures were taken today whilst I was laying my work out on a very large table, making some tests towards an ‘installation’ of the work in a loose and open format (for a virtual exhibition). I still don’t know exactly what a virtual exhibition […]

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Cyanotypes again!

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Testing cyanotypes

Working on the cyanotypes today, trying things out and making tests, enjoying a bit of sun on the face.

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cyanotype

Today I used a photocopier and slide (acetate) transparencies to make negatives for a photographic print process called cyanotype. You may have seen cyanotype used for botanical prints (a 19th century pioneer of the method was Anna Atkins, who made books of algae prints). [For botanical prints no negatives are needed – instead the plants […]

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art drawing

layering in the writing

I’ve been trying out different ways of layering some of my written pieces into the drawings. Some tests today – screen printing my writing onto small drawings and photo prints:

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art drawing

trying combinations

Today, some experiments trying out my mountain drawings & photos in combinations ( ie. by placing side-by-side). I feel like something promising is happening, & will carry on with this thought, and probably paste them down together once I reach combinations I am happy with.

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photos with gold

working on these gilded photos again…

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photos (strange ones)

continuing with the thought of using gold leaf to create gilded landscape photos. these are strange, and very imperfect, but I’m persevering, I feel like there may be something yet to come from it.

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putting things together

I’m now running out of space in my studio for my body – every surface is heaped, including the floor, the chairs, the tables, the shelves, the drawers… The picture shows the pile on my desk which is touching my left elbow as I write. It is a few of the things I am putting […]