Thursday, February 26, 2015

Throwback Thursday

I began my artlove affair with birds in the mid-1990s.

 
 Along with birds, I also painted coffee and tea cups.I used many different media, and then I came across monoprinting. I love trying new things that catch my fancy.
 
My first attempt at monoprinting. It involved a piece of glass, paint and paper. I forgot that the drawing would be mirrored, so I got this.....

 
 ......... when I really wanted this


 Back then, I was teaching myself with bits of information gleaned from the Internet. A lot of it was incomplete so I had to fill in the blanks. This method was messy and limiting, so I put it aside.

Years later, I took up monoprinting again. Recently I did a project for Somerset Studio.... stay tuned !




Simplicity is the removal of the useless and the unnecessary--source unknown

6 comments:

  1. I will be looking forward to your monoprinting in the magazine. Exciting stuff!
    xxox,
    jill

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  2. I'm all ears Colette and have ordered my copy xx

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    1. Lynn, just in case... the blurb on the magazine website mentions my monoprints in the current issue, but that's a mistake. It will be in a future issue, but I have no info yet.

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    2. Thanks Colette. Will watch for further news x

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  3. I always love to see your art in print. It makes me happy that I recognize it instantly. I LOVE the bird in the top piece in this post.

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  4. I am happy you love birds and making monoprints. I am looking at your fabulous bird monoprint right now here in our dining room. It makes me happy to look at it.

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