Each successive layer of rock pigment furthers the form of the image seen and remembered on West Beach, Watchet. The artist proof allows the opportunity to play with the forming of the image; the way I work with the printing ink creating the lines and tone, as I press upon the back of the paper. Through gentle and hard rubbing with fingers and palms, drawing with each finger, I follow an instinctual manipulation of the ink underneath. Intervention and chance adheres to where I require and where the matter wants to go. Co-operating between material and pressure. The nature of the rock working with the movement of my hands and the consistency of the ink.
Together we form a unity. Artist and Nature working together. Each layer adding to the dreamlike form that emerges from the mist of rock particles coalescing into a whole