Breaking down – building up

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In my last post I showed one of my latest works, drypoint printed in 4 monoprints with chine collé. It was time to move on, new areas to explore. I cut the plate in four. Could I make each part work as a separate image? Worth a try I thought. I started out with two of my new plates, combined with …

A print is a journey

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I love surprises. When travelling I like to explore the place I visit, to find stuff I could not read about in advance, the unexpected. For me every print is like a journey. It can be a short visit, but still leave strong impressions, or it can be a long lasting stay, forcing me to dig deeper. Some times it feels …

Forgetting about my intensions

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Last night I finished this monotype/collage. I started it when I was an artist in residence at Zea Mays Printmaking in Massachusetts more than a year ago. Some pictures just need time to mature, to get their message through to me. Or may be it is the other way around, I have to forget about my intentions, to see the picture as …

Why Zea May?

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  I have a great studio in my home, just perfect for me. I have a room for drawing, painting, digital work etc, and I have my print studio. So what more do I need? Why travel all the way to Massachusetts to work with prints? The setting might be of importance, and the the eqipment of the studio. The …

Artist in residency

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Hi there, you have not seen me for long now – and vice versa. I intended to blog more regularly, but then I did not. It just did not happen. Hope you missed me, and hope you will catch up again. That is what it is all about, i think – hope. It is a totally gray, rainy day. It …