Category Archives: Elian and his world of fantasy

Elian in the land of the giant mushrooms

Whilst I’m still working on my hand-painting for Elian and the Vortex, he is off on another dream adventure. As per last time, I will provide the print and the viewer should concoct their own story to go with it. … Continue reading

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Stage 3: Elian and the Vortex

Combining the plates: In my last post I posed the question ‘Is it too much to ask to be able to prepare 2 plates, add chine collé and achieve exact registration?‘.  Well, put it this way, it hasn’t been easy … Continue reading

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Stage 2: Elian and the Vortex

Plate 2: Solar Plate This plate will be printed underneath the previous zinc plate.  That was made first to enable me to assess correct placement of the components that will be etched into this layer. The aim is to have … Continue reading

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Stage 1: Elian and the Vortex

Plate 1: Zinc plate, hard-ground etched from pencil transfer drawing. My start point for this project was a bunch of native flowers given to me by my husband, and some plants I recently photographed whilst out walking..  Australian natives are … Continue reading

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Elian and his world of fantasy

(aka The Boy and his Dream) Elian and I first became acquainted in 2005 when I created him as a forest elf for a promotional piece of wall-art for a ‘fictitious’ children’s book – part of my Visual Arts Diploma … Continue reading

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