Finding the color Carving layer 1 Layer 2 Layer 3 Layer 4 Layer 5 Layer 6 Layer 7
Crazy Backgrounds, Crazy colors. Six step gradient on a second plate to create a table-top background. Both plates printed together in order to create final images. Background acid dips for aquatint at 0s, 35s, 1:45s, 5, 10, and 22 min. Drypoint over plate near bottom under vice-grip. Successes: Registration/ Quality of background plate/ Rollover layers. … Continue reading Roll Overs
Monotype prints, the disturbing reality of fish, flesh, and harvesting.
First attempts at steel plate etching. Line work done as first step, hard ground process and acid dipped line for 22 min in 10% Nitric Acid. Second step Aquatint. Seven step gradient at 0s, 15s, 35s, 1:45, 5:45, 13, and 26. Printed in Portland Black ink on Arnham paper. Successes: Good gradient/ Line variation/ Interesting … Continue reading Tools and Pock-Marked Plates
How do you feel when you are recognized?
Imagine the pain and sensation of muscle ache. Mine is from the habitual crossing of legs. My joints, that ache, the texture it becomes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9t842EBhSIc
Hannah, Myself, Plaster, Elbows. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7G9UL_oWgg
While the first thought is the overbearing red pattern, this project did start with a tasteful plan. My research on Revlon started in their early days and did not get very far. I was captivated by their Fire and Ice add and used it to compose my entire "makeup" portrait. The red pattern it the … Continue reading Revlon Isn’t Me
Prints: water on paper, temporaryink on shoes, sittingcharcoal on hands, printed between thighs water printed between thighsPictures Drawings Text What I feel as I cross: cold, circular pressure, foot into wall, outer lower bone pressed into upper under thigh, stress on ankle. What I think when I cross: Nothing, Anxiety, Rushed Why I cross: Habit, … Continue reading 60th Times