|Black quilt, 2013|
Friday, February 1, 2013
Had to use some of my Somerset paper as I had run out of my Japanese paper. This paper gives more intense blacks but I am missing the ephemeral feeling I get with the Japanese paper. The Somerset is a tough paper, ready to put up with any amount of rubbing and smudging and laying down tape and tearing up tape I can throw at it. And I used a lot of tape on this drawing. Almost a whole roll. The drawing kept escaping me. I'd get a glimpse, then loose it. See it again, loose it. Quite a dance. I think it works better when it leads and I follow, but some days I just need to lead.