|Stackable Naps 7x7 Collagraph printed with Akua Inks, |
and enhanced with Colored Pencil on Arches 88 paper
This little collagraph (process shots begin at the bottom of this post) will be in a show at Gale's Restaurant called Art for the Animals. Proceeds will benefit the Pasadena Humane Society, as they're building a new facility, and rumor has it they'll be at the event with a few adoptable animals (last year, two dogs found homes at this exhibit). As always with these fabulously generous and classy fund raisers, Gale will be serving a lovely assortment of drinks and snacks to the attendees of the opening... so, if you're local to Los Angeles, please save the date; Sunday, March 10 at 3:00pm! Gather your animal loving friends and family, and plan to come. I'll see you there!
|Pulling the print on my Takach etching press|
|Nearing the completion of cutting - getting ready to add carborundum.|
|The dark part of the cat's fur is removed, and lots more cutting to do|
|After drawing on & sealing the plate, I begin cutting away recesses to hold ink.|
N.C. Wyeth's children were beginning to reveal artistic sensibilities. Watching them sketch one evening in 1920, Convers remarked "Drawing! That's the outstanding stunt in this house! All five around a lamp, each one seriously bent over a tablet of paper, recording all sorts of facts & fictions of Nature. One would guess this was night art school - or that we're all nutty in the same way!" ~K. Jennings