I used to be satisfied with just the line...Its a mystery to me... I still don't know a lot about etching and with each of these plates there has been that unknown thread that produces a surprising outcome and keeps me wanting to learn more.. to create more depth and tone if I can...
Some days a cup of tea never lasts as long as you want it to so I had to put the kettle on and start the tea ritual....many times in between the proofs.. Prints still not finished as I scraped some parts imparting a grey and try as I might I cant get the velvet black I want.. Anyway the radio is on ...and the song is Charley Pride's Roll on Mississippi..
This print came back out and was shown at the Impress Printmakers new years pop up show. Its made up of a stencil & little woodcut as well as traced pin drawing...
'Print Habit Studio Pages ... 'Featuring printmaking, prints, collage & objects created by Karen Kaese
Karen draws inspiration from her diverse cultural heritage. She is interested in the convergence of time, memory, identity and history, whilst also drawing from the language of dreams.