End of second week at the studio developing new techniques and finding our feet in a new art making space. Use of new equipment, sourcing materials and realising things are done differently everywhere! It's a great thing to have a wife who is also a dedicated and beautiful print assistant. Thanks Alex.
Aquatint on a hard ground.
Aquatint on a hard ground etching with heavy acid bite outline.
The Pursuit of the Idle. Coalpickers tirelessly picking a seam (even when out of work).
Storyboarding by building narratives and playing with ideas before eventual transferral into drawing/prints at a later stage.