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How to present making a Trace drawing as a performance piece.

The idea that the making of a trace drawing could be part of the exhibiting, came about because the nature of the surface of the final works have been so fragile that transporting and even storing could, potentially, jeopardise their … Continue reading

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‘It has come to this…’

I’m pleased that I have been able to get some more charcoal made so that I could make another large trace drawing. It has occurred to me that if I can document the process of making through to hanging the … Continue reading

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Revisiting Sequel II

Making this piece was a way of testing out that a work of this scale could be completed with a similar result. I had hoped to make more spheres, but felt the charcoal sticks and larger sphere would make a … Continue reading

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Remember to test your process!

The film is in a light hearted way a reminder that it is important to test your process. I was revisiting Sequel II to test out that repeating the process was possible to make a large ‘Trace drawing’, and as … Continue reading

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Working on Series of Paintings.

This follows on from ‘Planning towards a series of works‘. I used the opportunity of a hot, dry day to prime the canvas boards with 4 layers of gesso primer- the limitations of my indoor space would only allow for … Continue reading

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Thinking about Books.

In assignment 4 I spoke about the idea of creating a book, or several books, relating to the idea of absence/presences, and the possibility of it being a way to collate some of the many images, photographs, diagrams and notations … Continue reading

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The making of Sequel II.

This piece was inspired by a work called Sequel 1967-8, made in latex by Eva Hesse. I saw the work when I was reading about Hesse and the image caught my eye as I had just managed to successfully make … Continue reading

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