My artworks in progress

Collection by Michael Fredman

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Sketches, studies, paintings, drawings, sculptures etc.

This is my first attempt at aquatint, which is a process where you erode an etching using different amounts of time immersing it in acid, while protecting elements you want to remain untouched with. Artworks, Sculptures, Sketches, Texture, Drawings, Painting, Art Pieces, Surface Finish, Painting Art

Acid reflux

This is my first attempt at aquatint, which is a process where you erode an etching using different amounts of time immersing it in acid, while protecting elements you want to remain untouched with…

I love elephants. I just love them. I bathed with one once, she was like a great gentle, playful giant and I was like a rubber duck to her, I suppose. Anyway, I did a sketch of an elephant and trie. Rubber Duck, Elephants, Just Love, Artworks, Trunks, Sculptures, Sketches, Drawings, Painting

Trunk and disorderly

I love elephants. I just love them. I bathed with one once, she was like a great gentle, playful giant and I was like a rubber duck to her, I suppose. Anyway, I did a sketch of an elephant and trie…

This is a first proof of an etching. I plan to refine the image. Artworks, Sculptures, Sketches, Drawings, Painting, Image, Art Pieces, Painting Art, Draw

Etchy and scratchy

This is a first proof of an etching. I plan to refine the image.

Mixed media print by Michael Fredman Collagraph, Overlays, Artworks, Mixed Media, Sculptures, Sketches, Ink, Drawings, Painting

Bryter Crater

To begin, I made a collagraph – which is a textured plate to print from – I used glue, sand, and tearing and etching to make this: I used this and crimson ink to print on paper, then I …

Drypoint print of fish heads, ink on paper, by Michael Fredman Scale Art, Artworks, Sculptures, Sketches, Fish, Drawings, Paper, Painting, Art Pieces

To scale

A dry point print of some discarded fish heads. Ink on paper.

Experimenting with printmaking. Printmaking, Artworks, Turtle, Sculptures, Sketches, Drawings, Painting, Art Pieces, Tortoise Turtle

Turtle recall

Experimenting with printmaking again, with some mixed results: Original sketch:

Self portrait with bed hair, in ink and pastels, by Michael Fredman Weird Beds, Bed Hair, Woke Up This Morning, Quick Sketch, Hair Sticks, Pastels, Artworks, Sculptures, Sketches

Bed hair

I woke up this morning (no blues though) and saw in the mirror my crazy bed hair sticking up and did a quick sketch in ink on a page of a large notebook already covered in doodles, hence the strang…

A large square) oil painting of a bone and cheeseburger by Michael Fredman. Artworks, Sculptures, Death, Sketches, Oil, Drawings, Painting, Art Pieces, Painting Art

Still Death

Last summer I was walking on the banks of the Thames, when I chanced upon a bone. It was small and old looking and, while I was curious about where, what…and for second even whom it had come…

Monotype print of drawing of skull by Michael Fredman Artworks, Sculptures, Skull, Sketches, Tattoos, Drawings, Animals, Painting, Animales

Monotype print of drawing of skull by Michael Fredman