This fascinating forum is happening soon, and I’m so disappointed that I can’t be there in person! I’ve been working on my portfolio for months, and I also bought my ticket to Australia months in advance (what a swot! 🙂 ) but I’ve just had a baby, and we found out that because there’s a bit of an epidemic of whooping cough in NZ and Australia at the moment, its advised not to take babies overseas until they’ve had all their whooping cough vaccinations at age 5 months. Oh well, at least I can be there digitally and on paper!
I sent off my portfolio a few days ago:
Because I can’t be there in person, I thought I’d write this blog post to explain a bit about my folio and how it was developed, including info and working processes so I can give people an inside look at my art practice.
I enjoy working at the border between handmade traditional craft and digital media, so I wanted to use this opportunity to explore different types of technology and how I could get them interacting with the handmade printing process.
Here’s an overview of my folio, the first three pieces :
The second three pieces:
Now here’s a record of my research into how to make printmaking plates using a laser cutter.