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Sustainable Printmaking at home and abroad

Recording a foray into experiments with alternative plant-based materials for screen printing and DIY studio set-ups, whilst seeking inspiration from ancient civilisations and our contemporary Mexican printmaking counterparts.

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images questions materials

this post is a roll together of images, arising questions and an exciting delivery of materials! …its a chaotic post because its holidays, the boys are home, my Dad is staying and we have tons to do. It has been […]

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The untapped potential of the glitch

The last film I made caused me some frustration. The image kept pixelating, partially I think because I was filming from a moving base (the train) and because the editing software struggled with the data thrown at it. Due to […]

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Evoking the uncanny

I make films that manipulate natural vision – they distort what the eye would see in some way. Evidently this desire to alter the view is common to expanded cinema and connects it to non-figurative painting. Focus, perspectives, colours, footage […]

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Collage making

Still shots from ‘In search of the unreal n.01’ Fold, bend, cut Draw a line Overlay, conceal, reveal, interrupt, disrupt The shifting, uncertain image This is the litany to run through my mind whilst I make the series of new […]

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First day in the lab!

The first day in the Chemistry lab at Hull University with Dr Mark Lorch gave us some interesting, really unexpected but fabulous results and a way forward. By firstly experimenting with Tollen’s Agent (a silver based solution that is used […]

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Shadow experiments

I’m pondering what this experiment tells me. It’s a photograph of a shadow from my studio space falling onto one of my favourite collages. It connects what I’ve made to architectural space and forms – the shadow of the studio […]

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My Style My Way

My Artistic journey, getting to know myself, why i make art, who influences my art and what makes my style.

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Halen Mon, Day 3

Friday. My final day with Halen Mon is drawing to a close. It’s gorgeous here, and I’d love to stay. I have so many ideas for art, ranging from the semi functional to the more fantastical, but how best to […]

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Halen Mon, Day 2

My second day at Halen Mon has been a day of finding connections and correlation. There’s the fascinating visual likeness between the mountains of Snowdonia visible across the Menai Straight, and the pyramid-like salt crystals produced from the Menai Straight […]

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Halen Mon, Day 1

My first day in Anglesey at Halen Mon has passed by in a blaze of glorious sunshine. As an artist trying to utilise the outcomes of science within my work, my primary aim for today was to discover just how […]

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Grains of Salt

a-n New Collaborations Bursary Award
Collaboration, experimentation, trial and error (with salt)

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