'We're All Mad Here...' is an original drawing in pencil and inks on hand stained paper measuring 170mm x 290mm in size.
I hand stain the quality paper with tannins to give an aged appearance, the textures and shapes that reveal themselves during the staining process go a long way to deciding the nature of the work that will eventually appear on the paper... it's almost like photography...I see the image in the paper before I begin and the ink work feels almost as if I'm uncovering a design or shapes that are already there
This quote, as you may already have guessed is from the inimitable 'Alice In Wonderland' by Lewis Carroll and in my interpretation our heroine has both the rabbit ears... and the top hat...we're all mad here so it's okay! :)
paper, ink, pencil