drawing exhibition ideas
Threadborne - Rust Printing Watercolour paper was cut, folded into four page accordions and layered with leaves and pieces of rusted iron; the stack was soaked in water and vinegar then steamed as usual for an hour or so. This collection was left to cool before removal of the eco printing “plates”. The combo of leaf tannin, iron and vinegar gave deep, dark colours, including several irridescent patches, not uncommon in rust prints.
Paper Art, Katsumi Hayakawa, Reflection 3 (detail), 2011, Paper, glue, pencil, vinyl chloride on arches paper, 33.5 x 79.5 cm, "Channeling the millions of private worlds that collectively compose cities, Hayakawa creates incredibly complex cut paper sculptures that are at once fragile and overwhelming."