The concept behind these works is the LaraPinta Trail, a long distance hiking trail in the Northern Territory. I used imagery of the Australian Ringneck Parrot who frequents that area (and most of Western Australia).
I'm pretty happy with the results, 10 prints in all. The first few were overprinted on some scrub-turkey ghost prints so they look quite different to the remainder which I printed with 2 dominant colours representing the outback landscape.
Now I need to start work on my monoprints for the Southern Circles exhibition, a print exchange with Tasmanian printmakers. I've got my ideas all worked out, I just need to start printing. Keep an eye on my blog for the results!
|The first print ....|
|Establishing my colours and images for the new series....|
|A successful print, with about 4 layers|