The Finished Article

10 Apr


This is the finished monotype and ghost that I was working on yesterday at the Zaira Zaka print residency in Rawalpindi. The original image started as a digital photograph that I played about with in Photoshop. I’ll post all the technical details tomorrow for the printmaking geeks.

We visited the ancient monuments at Taxila and I snapped the feet of my fellow residency artist, Hannah, standing on one of the walls of the ancient Buddhist community. I liked the contrast of her very Western daps and her Pakistani kameez, so I decided to make a reduction monotype. It’s now 2 in the morning and I’ve worked through for 16 hours so goodnight.

This residency has been supported by Wales Arts International and Arts Council Wales.

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12 Responses to “The Finished Article”

  1. Helen Cherry April 12, 2014 at 12:18 #

    You are supremely talented Rosie..

  2. Kate Fern April 11, 2014 at 13:09 #

    Wow, I can’t believe that’s a monoprint!! beautiful, and I’m looking forward to the technical stuff!!

  3. Tin Roof Press April 11, 2014 at 11:23 #

    wow that is gorgeous

  4. barbrowe April 11, 2014 at 01:59 #

    Reblogged this on Barbara C Rowe Author.

  5. jhv57 April 10, 2014 at 22:38 #

    Reblogged this on JHladikVoss57's Blog and commented:
    Reduction monotype

  6. jhv57 April 10, 2014 at 22:37 #

    Beautiful! Take a deep breath!

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