I’m meeting up with Alison on Tuesday to go through some health and saftey issues and to show her some samples of my work. Hopefully I’ll have a better idea of how much work I can show and what will go togther. I’m a little concerned that if I put up the cumulus cells from my degree show they won’t fit in with anything else as they are so different from my other work as nearly everything else has been printed in some way. I think if a large amount of the clouds could be shown they could stand alone and would be fine but I don’t think there’s a space large enough for this. I’m not sure there’s anywhere they can really hang even if I only put a few up. It’s not the end of the world if they can’t be used though, infact it might be better if they’re not. I’m not even sure I’ll know when I go over to see Alsion, it might actually be when I’m putting the work up that I need to make those kind of decisions.
I’ve changed the images that where white layered card to cream. They look much better now against the mounts.
I’ve been working on some prints but I don’t know if I’ll get them finished in time.
I’ve just signed the agreement for the exhibition, so there’s no turning back now. It’s a brilliant opportunity to have a solo show, but it’s very nerve racking, I’m rubbish at talking to people and I’m worried that people won’t like my work. The title of the show is going to be ‘Life in Paper. The pv is going to be 18th March and the exhibtion is going to run until 12th May.
I was making a delicate plate for blind printing when it occured to me that the print wouldn’t be nicer than the image I’d already created. It has an inward depth that I’d loose for the opposite affect. I might make a plate that’s built up instead of cut away to print.
I’ve been working on some collaged work made from print work and old experimental work.
I’ve spent a fortune this week on framing, bubble wrap, glue and fire resistant spray. But it’ll be worth it, we’ll just have to live on beans on toast for the rest of the month!