Pencil on paper porthole study for 'violent confrontation' banner.
Pencil on paper. Study for Durham gala banner portholes in etching.
Two prints from last week of etching course. The one at the bottom just a plain etching on hard ground. The one above with the addition of Aquatint and sugarlift.
Aquatint on a hard ground.
Two police officers assist a colleague from a battle scene.
Storyboarding by building narratives and playing with ideas before eventual transferral into drawing/prints at a later stage.
Essential project reading for that flavour of 1860's northern France. The novel is about poverty and hardship during the time of a major strike. The title translates into a time for germination in nature but also has a double meaning as a political uprising that caused the starvation of millions of Parisians at the time.