First section at bottom coming together at Nicholson-Harris Blacksmiths at NCM. Will form structure for a clinker tower that will have arms and a form that will allow nests to nestle within. The design has been arrived at in close collusion with a local author who has developed a story using the theme of a … Continue reading Clinker Spire
Storyboarding by building narratives and playing with ideas before eventual transferral into drawing/prints at a later stage.
Interesting process this one have been taught at The Royal Drawing School. Using sugary substances it is possible to etch a metal plate. Simply draw onto a greased surface then treat to biting through acids in usual technique. Aquatint applied afterwards will give varying depths of shade/darkness. Prints can be made in the usual way.
Soft ground process of etching learning this week Royal Drawing School . Another nice form of drawing using any implement to hand and a system of layering, and building up image in stages. Aggressive fizzing of zinc that eats away at a barely scratched in line to leave a dense and dramatic effect.
... eventually spills out onto paper.