After sampling both paper and fabric, layers, 'negative' techniques and the idea of 'suggestion' rather than purely figurative imagery, textural surfaces (after trying to fight against this) as well as colourways, I am investigating more with printing with plaster (if I'm doing texture I might as well go for it) using the piece of work below as a starting point alongside fresh photographic imagery of interior walls in Chernobyl...
|Don't Let History Repeat Itself...|
Technical issues, successes and the way forward...
|on coloured 'waste' paper background|
|'part' pattern very effective with abstract ground on paper|
|residue from mixing plaster with procien dye - the dye|
seeps through in parts and the plaster 'sits' in other areas
|palette knifed on|
|'Now what to do with it?'|