Saturday, 14 July 2012

Module VI chapter one

Chapter one
On the following pages you can see some of my water and sky photos for the mark making exercises. I think I choose the theme „Iceland“for this module. I am fascinated about the geology of this island and, after several visits and walks there I was able to watch the negative impact of climate change with the increasing warming of the sea on the population of Iceland's national bird - the Puffin


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1: several layers of waxcrayons;2.pastellcrayon3:brush marks with procion MX 4:brusho + pastell crayons;5:color pencils 6: marks with neocolorI and thick pastell crayons; 8:pastell crayons+pencil; 10: fountain pen+wax crayons and brusho wash;11: fountain pen12: felt pen+wax crayons

Scraffito

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1.row: Neocolor II on top and Neocolor I on botton 2.row: reverse as above both work well 3.row: graphitint on to top Oil crayon on botton - a bad result 4.row: neocolor I on top, neocolorI on botton -a very good result 5.row: chalc pastell on top, neocolorI on botton – no satisfied result

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Frottage with different marks over a lino cut stamp made with neocolorI and pencils

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Rubbings over string shapes and linocut stamps , sometimes moving the reliefs under the paper

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Plain wax candle and Neocolor I at the botton and a wash from brusho. In my opinion Brusho was too much concentrated, and therefore has glossed over the traces of wax.
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The result with aquarel color is much better
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Oil paint sticks and then diluted brusho
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Marks with a wax candle and a wash of aquarell color
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the smell of chlorine bleach makes me very sick. So I used, a 1% potassium permanganate solution, and lemon juice for the discharge technique

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Transparent surfaces
From left to right: 1.Coloured with spatula and acryl colour 2. the same as before but on a sandwich of two heated foil 3. Cellophan wrapped around a rubber stamp made ​​of linoleum, and heated and then painted the still warm film with oil paint stick and at least with watercolour.4.Crumpled and lightly heated plastic foil sponged with brusho and then rubbed with a silver oil paint stick.5. Heavy acryl medium smoothed over a slippery transparent surface and finally coloured with NeocolorI. 6. Heavy acryl medium dragged with a credit card over a ready bought stencil. Monoprint with bubble wrap

1 comment:

Catherine said...

Lovely photos Maren. I can see why you find Iceland an inspiring place. Your mark making interprets them very well. Are you feeling excited to be on the last Module?