An indistinct image of a small boy, around 9 or 10 years of age can be seen watching, or even…
Experiments with cyanotype prints – chasing the blues away. Working with what we got.
A further post on my experiences with print making, using an image theme of a wasp, across different techniques and processes when I wasn’t distracted by the Robodebt RC.
The world of printing press, ink and chemistry provides opportunities to avoid settling down alone with my mind’s eye, staring at a blank sheet. The discipline required, by the various processes, rein in my impatience and at the same time keep me curious in the chance of happy accidents.
I came across a quote from the print maker Udo Sellbach on the essence of art although he was referring specifically to printmaking.
Exploring approaches to publication of graphic work including the vexed question of digital drawings. Header photo shows layered printed images within a box frame using Japanese paper and acetate sheet. c. 2019
Sometimes you just have to make do with what you have at hand.
I am using my canvas as giant iPad screen. This is no surprise, after spending a decade of cutting and pasting images under the glass screen of my iPad.
Other drawings, languishing in the orphan stack, may find their way into the work because they add to the visual story, offering clues of the drawing’s underlying intent of capturing memory and meaning.
A scattered post about right now, complaining of sore arms, describing a little of my current art practice all on the cusp of our nation’s important federal election. A chance to discard the political sludge accumulated over the past decade and reshape our country for the better. Roll on Saturday night.