Monthly Archives: June 2015

Day 6 Alice in sepia, looking away

Today I worked on a more controlled drawing that layered the image of Alice into different wallpaper patterns from different rooms of the castle and window motifs. The colour of the drawing referred to the photograph of Alice with the … Continue reading

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Day 5 Penrhyn Residency- wallpaper, looking away, volunteers

Day 5 was not a full day, I managed to get to the castle late afternoon, with the sun out. Things change mentally when you are on a project. The previous few days were speculative, experimental, open – which is … Continue reading

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Day 4 Penrhyn Castle Residency

I made this watercolour called “Faded wallpaper for Lord Penrhyn”. The title is ironic/ political. I created a stencil to make the¬†wallpaper pattern responding to a photo of a curtain I had taken in the castle. The colour is green … Continue reading

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Day 3 Penrhyn Castle Residency

After limbering up with the small drawings, stencils and paper works outside the castle I decided I wanted to continue working fluidly on paper. Today I wanted to think more about narratives I had been researching about the history of … Continue reading

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Day 2

First day in the studio; I made some experimental drawings using the paper cut-outs I had played with yesterday as stencils. The studio is in the Smithy Tower; the drawings used elements of the studio space, images of wallpaper from … Continue reading

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