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artists books photography

a book of letters

A small gallery of photos of the final version of one of my books of letters, made from photographs of Mynydd Llangyndeyrn and letters I had written to myself. They are hand printed, using cyanotype print processes and toned with green tea, and I am very pleased with the work.

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artists books painting

evening desk, 3 scrolls

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artists books photography

concertina book, cyanotype prints

A trial or prototype for a concertina book, using images of my photos and letters.

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art artists books

testing more layouts…

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art reflection

thinking with my hands

I made some short videos today, of myself, making little books out of post-it notes. The work feels good and also not yet quite right, both at the same time… I’ll share the most succinct, a tiny, quick book about book-binding. This was work of thinking with my hands, feeling my way towards something important. […]

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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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art

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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artists books painting

Folding books

Testing concertina and pamphlet book forms today. I wanted to see how the different forms work for these paintings that I’m making. The scrolls are still the most direct, but these have nice rhythm. I pasted card covers on a few concertina books. It changes them so much to cover them, even open like this, […]

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Evening Desk

Testing lots of combinations today – ending the day half way through…

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artists books painting

more mountain scrolls

I’ve been working on drawings and paintings today. These are a group of eight small scrolls I made in watercolour and mixed media, based on my walks at Mynydd Llangyndeyrn: