Assignment 5 – Reflection

I think the buried paper and canvas provides an interesting background to the drawings. The maps on paper with the black lines and watered down ink painted in some areas provide good contrast and the image stands out quite well. On the canvas, the effect of the ink lines is much more subtle and the work has to be examined close up – I think this process of having to make out the image and decipher it fits in well with this section in making the viewer spend time viewing a drawing. The process of burying and re-discovering the pieces covered in random interesting marks is something I may take forwards. Drawing the image on the paper/canvas first may be a more interesting way to work, although drawing on it afterwards as I did this time worked surprisingly well. I think the combination of planned and random mark making is the area of drawing I am most interested in and this has given me another option in doing this.

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