I say I made this postcard in April 2020, but really, it started off life as a print made with the Gelli plate in 2016.
It wandered around the studio, never feeling quite finished. Then one day I turned it the long direction and got right to work on it. Here is where it is now, and where it (I think) will stay.
Love it! I often do that too. I look at a piece and think, meh. Then I turn it around on each side and something else will offer itself up to me. But it was there all along. I just wasn’t looking at it properly.
I like her neon glow. (K)
I like that downcast face. It makes me wonder whether the figure is contemplating something her hand has just done or something she wishes she could do with her hand.
I like the former possibility, I think she is seeing her hand as separate from her.
It seems finished now – I like where you took it!
Such a sense of introspection from her. The more I look at it the more I like it!
Thank you. I think very often when I draw a person they create themselves, and this lady is certainly one of those.
Seems exactly what that print was waiting for !
Sometimes I hold on to these things knowing there is something missing but not quite what I should do, and then one day all of a sudden, the answer is clear. Sometimes, it is just patience that makes the art turn out well, I think!