Friday, 27 August 2010

An incident involving New York


Another strange element to Printmaking are the accidentals.
Clearing up after a recent session I wanted to get excess ink of one the rollers so I ran it up and down a sheet of scrap paper, 6 by 14 inches
"Humm, that's a nice orange" I thought, so I overlaid a darker colour, cut-up of a tiny cityscape I'd been using earlier and repeated it several time across the paper,
"Hey, that's lovely, it looks like New York " said Christine
"Hummm . . and when I got home I checked through some photographs I'd taken in New York about a year prior on a trip and found one that I'd taken from the aeroplane window as I was taking off to come home. . .