image 126 23 May 2017. Print from collage.

Collage college.  This is a textural collage I made tonight loosely derived from elements of a mountaineering photo of my mum…

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..expressly with the purpose of using it to print with. The first print is a yellow/white mixed ink on black paper, which has a landscape or underwater vibe, and the second, brown ink on wrapping paper, which for me looks more industrial.

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The same element (the edging of the brown paper) manages to look organic in the yellow print – evoking a line of trees and their shadows at the edge of a field – and industrial in the second, evoking dark satanic mills.

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Both prints seem an amazing  illustration of how the brain excavates meaning from entirely abstract images.

And here is what the original artwork looked like after being used for printing – which I also quite like.

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