As a painter and printmaker my artwork focuses on the search for an essential energy – the essence of a chosen subject. The vital energy of the land and the constant movement of the skies above are used as a personal language to convey a moment in time, a specific note on a journey travelled. An exploration of contrasts, a sense of place, visited, recorded and remembered, offer the starting point to my work. “The ‘mirror’ tree prints are a new departure into a visual language conveyed through duplicating images of old statuesque Italian Pine trees, using solar plate etching as a means of expression. Using this type of etching technique combined with my love for monotype printin ...
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