Landscape of Betrayal: Fonts and Anamorphs: some notes

Landscape of Betrayal #2 graphite on 300gms watercolour paper A1 [crop] My idea in this series was to create images using my own font based on the shapes of the negative spaces to create characters by inference. I find words and lettering in visual artworks somewhat dissatisfying. The written word in any font has accrued just too much linguistic meaning to be appreciated in purely aesthetic terms. I decided to reintroduce the visual by making the familiar unfamiliar through emphasis on shape and space. The importance of ‘negative space’ -the shapes of the gaps or voids created between two or more corporeal elements, is one of the fundamental [and more interesting] principles of abstract art

Self Portrait serigraphy

"Ozymandias": seven layer serigraph on A1 ed.1/1 “Green to Blue” : seven layer serigraph on A2 ed.1/1 “Green Self” : seven layer serigraph on A2 ed.1/1 “Framed” : seven layer serigraph on A1 ed.1/1

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