In the print workshop today, making screen prints onto large sheets (to cut up and make into artist books…)
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 […]
Working on the cyanotypes today, trying things out and making tests, enjoying a bit of sun on the face.
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 […]
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:
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.
working on these gilded photos again…
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.
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 […]