Time Passages - Dove2010 - 2011
This is a hand printed linocut on quality handmade Japanese paper. It is a monoprint and so is unique - the print offered for sale is the only one in existence. This image is one of a series of 12 related but different images using the circular motif. In making the work I wanted to evoke ideas suggesting the passage of time - so the circular motif may be a section through a tree showing the growth rings or a series of ripples in a pond. Typically people find all sorts of images, ideas and often memories in my work.
Many people say that my work has a meditative quality - it can be considered minimalist and is made in an intuitive layering process whereby I print each colour successively on top of the previous colour. The colour is strong and vivid acting as a driving force in the work. This print is a vibrant contemporary work that is really eye-catching in any setting.
Image size = 50cm x 48cm; approx 19.5 x 19 inches
Paper size = 58cm x 58cm; approx 23 x 23 inches and the print is displayed in a frame 72cm x 72cm; approx 28 x 28 inches.