Red Cover I

2022 Collage with printing proofs, red card, marbled paper on board with bookcloth (book cover) 732 x 257mm The artwork was made using a repurposed red book cover. The artwork falls part of my investigation into merging the craft of bookbinding with my fine art practice. Looking at how the waste materials of bookbinding can… Continue reading Red Cover I

Mapping My Way To The Rock

2021. Aquatint. Edition of 8. 20 x 20cm The theme eco-longing made me immediately think of spaces I miss being in.  Within this print, I took that language of mapping and abstractly contracted an aerial view of my true eco-longing space “The Black Rock”, a unique landscape in the Namibian desert just west of where… Continue reading Mapping My Way To The Rock

Book of the Trees

2021. Monotype Edition of 1 30 x 42.8cm This monotype was an exploration into the elements of bookbinding and printmaking that is given by Mother Nature, just as the paper is onto which we print and bind books. This is the use of Mull or Tarlatan. Used to whip up prints and to create backings… Continue reading Book of the Trees

Worlds Within

Worlds Within I 2021 Aquatint and marbled chine-colle. Edition of 4. 34 x 36cm Worlds Within II 2021 Aquatint and marbled chine-colle. Edition of 4. 34 x 36cm “Worlds Within” is an ongoing series of abstract, varied edition, prints created using an aquatint alongside Letraset and marbled chine-colle. These prints are a step in bringing… Continue reading Worlds Within

Waiting for Inspiration

2020. Etching Edition of 8. 16 x 18cm Waiting for Inspiration is a work that was made during the lockdown, I wanted to try and make something and found very little inspiration or creativity within me. It was hard seeing on social media that so many people around the world were taking this hard lockdown time… Continue reading Waiting for Inspiration

Marbled I – V

2021 Aquatint and Chine-Colle test prints, marbled kozo paper, Inside custom clamshell box. EV of 3 13.5 x 19cm As conceptual containerization from an artwork entitled “Letraset Rhetoric”. The series marries the abstract imagery created by the Letraset and abstract patterning of paper marbling This series was a part of The Troubled Archive exhibition.

Letraset Rhetoric

2015. Aquatint. Edition of 4. 103 x 54cm The largescale print was created using a single layer of aquatint and Letraset. The plate was first layered with Letraset of multiple sizes to create a random arrangement. (Letraset is a dry transfer material that was developed in 1959 used by a wide range of industries such… Continue reading Letraset Rhetoric

Open Rewrite

2018 Collagraph with Letraset Edition of 1 28 x 28cm The print was made by turning book covers intocollagraph plates. This gave me an opportunity to further explore the objectivity of a book and a book cover’s textures. Here a book cover becomes an image made up of marks, tones and textures that I found… Continue reading Open Rewrite

Closed Rewrite

2018 Collagraph Top Roll, Letraset . Edition of 1 28 x 28cm The print was made by turning book covers intocollagraph plates. This gave me an opportunity to further explore the objectivity of a book and a book cover’s textures. Here a book cover becomes an image made up of marks, tones and textures that… Continue reading Closed Rewrite

Visual-Perceptual

2019. Drypoint Aquatint, 100% Kozo Chine Colle. Edition of 10. 28.5 x 21cm As a dyslexic, I was given a range of tools to help me read. The print “visual-perceptual” is a representation of one of those tools. Visual perception refers to the brain’s ability to make sense of what the eyes see. One of the… Continue reading Visual-Perceptual