Drawing inspiration from pre-history, philosophy and scientific themes, 'Ancient Facts' seeks to question beliefs society has deemed as 'truth' without question through the ages. Created with a mixture of intaglio, relief & stenciled printmaking techniques as well as washes of acrylic paint , this piece is one of 8 similar but unique impressions.
All the original hand-pulled monoprint's of these pieces are in private collections and are unavailable for purchase.
Monoprint: Only 8 unique monoprints were created, each uniquely individual due to the technique involved...
Medium / Method : Mixed Technique Print (Intaglio Perspex etching, Relief Printing - collagraph and stencilled glazed acrylic paint layers ) Collagraph Ink ( a mixture of starch glue, Daler Rowney Acrylic Paint, Gel Retarder), Etching- Fairbro Linoprint Ink, Daler Rowney Acrylic Glazes on Canson Watercolour Paper.
Size: 9 . 4 Inches x 3 . 5 Inches
Created in 2003
How 'Ancient Facts' monoprints came about...
Okie, these picture were taken pre-digital (so some are not quite optimal), and I didn't at the time take pictures of the whole process involved, most notably when etching and printing the final skeleton of the bird and fish.. However hopefully these will give you some idea of the process..