In these small contemporary landscapes based on Lake Mungo I am still experimenting with silver leaf and chine colle layering.
Gold leaf in the first image required toning down with layer of semi transparent white. Silver leaf in the other two almost invisible.
In the second version of the second image I wet the chine colle and scrunched it into a folded shape reminiscent of folds in the landscape. The second version of the third image looked better in vertical format also with changed chine colle.
I aimed to capture particular elements of this eroded and parched long lunette shaped dune weathered by rain and wind then shaped into small pyramid shaped hills.
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These are such beautiful images Elaine, totally evocative of the landscape, with a sense of ancientness and mystery.
Thank you Anna. Your printmaking is so inventive and instructive.
I can say the same about yours! Thank you!
Thank you for your support.
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