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Category Archives: Monoprinting
“No-one ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” Heraclitus About a month ago, my computer crashed. I was about to buy a new one, but … and I … Continue reading →
“I have a lot of edges called Perhapsand almost nothing you can callCertainty.” Mary Oliver
Sample of layered work on silk satin using a range of eco, botanical, contact printing methods from Kathy Hays Design courses, and using plant matter harvested from my garden.
Learning how to print on linen (not easy) and how to resist print. I like the leaves of the Turkish Sage. They remind me of the heads of dervishes, whirling.
Made this print today while listening to composer Patrick Hawes‘ sublime Quanta Qualia, which I’m rehearsing for The Isolation Choir’s virtual Summer School. I’ve made this little sample print as part of an online course on eco printing run and … Continue reading →
I’ve just performed at the first virtual concert of the Self-Isolation Choir Summer School. It was a week learning and rehearsing – under the guidance of musical director Ben England – a selection of works from the repertoire of the … Continue reading →
The pool Glows at her feet, and all the gloomy rocks Are brightened round her. (Wordsworth, The Excursion) A little experiment with oak leaves on cotton fabric. The leaves arrived on the high wind, blown over the hedge, a little … Continue reading →
“Melody and harmony are like lines and colors in pictures.” (AZ Quotes) – Rabindranath Tagore, from: Purabi: A Miscellany in Memory of Rabindranath Tagore 1941-1991, by Krishna Dutta, Rabindranath Tagore (1991). (AZ Quotes)