Essence 4 is an original one off print as part of a collection of work made while AA2A artist in residence at Worcester University in 2005. It took me four months to develop this print process, never to be repeated so, truly one off pieces. The work, now up for sale, was shown in my exhibition 'Textures of Memory' ‘…Yet there is a space where small gestures slide into dreams, where the familiar turns. A place of quiet intensity. Where the textures of memory are smooth and white and velvet and blue. Where they absorb into linen and cotton and canvas and celluloid, are a mass of material, shadow and ghost, are as fine as hair, as ephemeral as light, as sharp as pins, as random as discarded thread. Where there is the will to repair and disrepair, to reveal and conceal, to caress and embrace, and to imagine and muse, and to invent and create and to remember and forget, and…'.
The piece is professionally framed in a boxed pine frame with a deep, ivory mount. The piece itself is mounted off the surface to create space and depth. I can email an image of the framed piece if requested.
Oil based ink