I never realised just how didactic this game actually is.
I'm fascinated by old signs, former prescences and other traces of abandoned things.
I went for a wander up a path into a dark forest today and found things like this, not creepy at all right?
I've been playing a fair bit recently with different ideas and antique processes. In large part because I've no access to running water in my current studio space, thus my re-visiting physautotype. It's a nice process for me in that it doesn't require water at all, and it's really not terribly sensitive to light (I … Continue reading Fiddling
I finally got the process as far as this, it's about as far as I'm going to take it for now. This is a contact print from a lith negative. I coated both sides of a glass plate (gives a nice three dimensional effect) in a solution of violin rosin in ethyl alcohol (0.5g in … Continue reading Physautotype – redux
A book I made as a test; The cover looks a wee bit greener in real life. Some of my photographic subjects (vandyke pics) piled to the side Some cyanotypes - which are a headache to mount Another. - Yup, the blue ones are taxidermied. Vandykes of wee plastic animals. Tempera print of a fishing … Continue reading Bookages