Channelling a little Crowley and finnally getting around to those early sketch-book scribbles.
These new shots are a lot cleaner due to a new camera and care given to lighting.
Again it constitutes simple collage, double exposure and in-camera effects.
I’m still in no real hurry to conclude this project, the final objective remains the same; to produce my own publication, but since I realined my personal perspective some 6 years ago from ‘art career’ towards focusing on family that momentum to complete wavered, I probably consider myself semi-retired in that respect; making art soely for myself.
I’d plans to establish a sales page recently but obviously that fell by the way-side without my nocticing, being preocupied as I am with more important things in life.
I’m promising myself to shift gear, complete the work, launch the sales page and crank-up the practise some more but really….there doesnt seem any imperiative.
Once I’ve finally concluded this work, I know I’ll take my jolly time making the book, and then promoting it.
Thinking back to the idea of framing and centralisation where I wanted to use drawing within the prints, e.g. drawing a circle etc.
Whilst looking into book-making I imagined using transparent pages with hand-drawn geometry as overlays…
The imediatacy of ‘Narrative of hands’ has enabled me to think more about objects than images. I’m planning on another 2 sessions for ‘Narrative of hands’ and then I think its time to play with hand-made books.