Just as I was starting the landscape section of my course I discovered that the Whitworth in Manchester was exhibiting a pair of landscape artists (brothers) called Alexander and John Robert Cozens. I new nothing of the artists and did not for-see the impact that their, (mainly Alexander) revolutionary techniques of dealing with landscape with regards to natural, seemingly random and chaotic formations. Something that … Continue reading Visit to Whitworth – Raqib Shaw, Cozens and Cozens and the blot technique.
Temporary Drawings. This was a warm up exercise to gear my perception into seeing lines as something more than just a mark on paper. Fleeting lines are all around us and can be permanent, semi permanent, or just a brief glimpse in time. To tackle this I looked mainly to nature and how I could manipulate it to create lines and patterns. Guided by the … Continue reading Pt 1, Ex 1 – Temporary Drawings. Lights, camera, paint and action!