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Processing an image from concept through to final monoprint..

Working on monoprints is a very different process to painting and they allow me to have fun and create new images from ideas in my mind. I like that i have to work fast and loose and get the image before the ink/ paint dries. In this latest piece I started with and image i took from facebook. (no I won't place the original image in case its an infringement of rights) the point is I just needed a reference point. I created a likeness using charcoal, pastel and chalk. This image was then overlayed with a sheet of perspex and then working with acrylic and and a spray water bottle to get the paint to flow. I used a...

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1 model & 100 artists.

I am pleased to be part of this book initiative. I have the colour one selected and i have used mixed media including ink, pastel, charcoal, wax crayons and wire mesh (as a way to crate pattern)[caption id="attachment_1329" align="alignnone" width="300"] screaming in a hammock[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1330" align="alignnone" width="300"] experimenting with mixed media[/caption]

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