My exploration with gold that I admitted to in my last post has actually been going on for a few months…
In November I experiemented with chine collé, where thin papers are pasted down as part of the printmaking process. Read this post to learn more. For the actual cards, I used green and cream kitakata papers, Rives BFK as the card support, and Handschy gold ink.
|New Years cards for my collectors and supporters.
Gold ink highlights ginkgo leaves and pine cones.
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I have been toying with some ideas for a few months. I have visions of layering and new materials. Of well, something different. But something too different can be scary or frustrating, so perhaps something somewhat different would be a good place to start. This was the conversation I had with myself this morning. When you work alone, you have to be your own motivator and artistic therapist.
|Pine Cone on Rives BFK with Chine Collé.
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