Paper Barque 2009
Here is what I came up with in the end, I still don't like writing artist statements!
Paper in its many forms is a vital part of my practice as an artist. I decided to call this work Paper Barque for the play on words, it is a paper boat made from the bark of the mulberry tree. I feel that the book pages, made from different plant fibre papers with marks made from strips of bamboo add a certain structure to the boat.
Also my postcard from last posting did arrive safely, there were some great icons amongst the postcards, many of them religous but some of them architectural and cultural. Our next challenge is to use collagraph plates to do either a rubbing or embossing, I'm still working on my plate/s.
Below is the final version of Between the Lines.