Ian Murphy Ian Murphy used some tone in certain ares to create depth. In most of Ian Murphy's work he uses a lot of 3D proportions. I would like to try and use these techniques in my work.
I'm at home in Nebraska for Thanksgiving (whoop!) and have been going through stacks of my old work in my old bedroom. As I flipped through stacks of prints I created during my senior year of college, I started missing black ink and printing presses and damp paper and acid wash and Bob Dylan and dirty fingernails. I work with other people's art all day but its been a while since I've been at a press physically rolling my own prints. I miss it. The prints also reminded me of one of my…
‘21. Christ Church, Spitalfields, London: by Nicholas Hawksmoor’, John Piper, 1964 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘21. Christ Church, Spitalfields, London: by Nicholas Hawksmoor’, John Piper, 1964
‘Castlemartin’, John Piper, 1976 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Castlemartin’, John Piper, 1976 This church tower is at an isolated village in Pembrokeshire. Piper was adept at reproducing the texture of the old stones of churches, here the result of a widespread attack of various coloured lichens. This screenprint is one of many given to Tate in 1976 by Chris Prater, the printer who made them with his wife, Rose. Their prints reproduced gouaches drawn by Piper, which he had made in part for this purpose and with the screenprinting…