These pieces all combine a number of techniques.
I make most of the backgrounds with monotypes and multiple plate prints using oil paint and litho inks. The cows themselves are cut out of old prints, silkscreens and drawings. Sometimes I add to the piece with graphite and colored pencil or oil pastels. Background and cows are then collaged.
Some of the cows are drawings only, using graphite, colored pencil, oil pastels and archival felt tip ink.
Don't Break My Heart
Mabel and Zenobia have no objection
Fortunately I can't remember ...
Brian and Irene Imagine
Looking forward into the past
The most reliable of all my friends
Going home late at night
It's All True
You'll feel better if you tell me
You'll never know what they think
A day like any other
Looking into an Uncertain Future
Becoming a Cow
Fletcher is not convinced
Mine is a long sad story
Now you see me, now you don't