Each print is individually hand made by myself, works are presented against dark backgrounds to show deckle edge of the papers.
Picture details are included below each image.
Original etching with aquatint by Carl March.
One plate, one coloured ink and watercolour tinting.
Printed and painted on Somerset cream paper.
Image size 16.0 x 27.0 cm.
Approximate paper size 29.0 x 39.0 cm.
Edition size 75 plus 10 artists proofs.
Exhibited at Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2009.
Available with bespoke presentation mount £175.
Sketched directly onto a copper plate with a brush and sugar-lift solution, then acid etched using traditional intaglio techniques.
Attracted to the composition of the figure lying on her side. Especially pleased with the finished work showing the flowing lines against the delicate background.
Title was inspired by a Thomas Gray poem. Whilst the poem's content is very different, the title perfectly suits the reclining figure.
Location: Figurative etchings and engravings.