Beacon Hill 1 v.5

  • Drypoint, collage and monoprint
  • 25 x 25 cm
    (9.84 x 9.84 in)
  • £145.00
  • Ruth Ander

This work on paper is 25 x 25 cms. It is sold unframed, but float mounted (showing the edges of the paper) on archival quality mount board, ready to take to your framer.

Price includes insured special delivery by Royal Mail to arrive within 1 working day of sending. Please contact me at ruth_ander@yahoo.co.uk for other delivery options or overseas delivery quotes.

This piece was inspired by a walk at Beacon Hill in Hampshire, England. An Iron Age hill fort, it is marked and scarred by paths running up and around it. I walked up and on it one summer afternoon with my sister, a rare time without children. I love the scale of these hill forts, the paths and lone trees- there's still something magical about them.

This piece has been started as a drypoint etching- a plate made by scratching into metal or card. This was then printed on an etching press at Spike print Studio in Bristol. I have then collaged coloured and textured tissue paper into the pieces, as well as hand mono-printed onto them (this is like printed painting- very gestural). Each piece emerges from the process completely unique- albeit with a family resemblance to the others in the series.

I know it can be a little daunting buying art online, so feel free to contact me at ruth_ander@yahoo.co.uk if you'd like any further photos, videos or information, with no pressure or obligation. It can be enjoyable to find just the right piece of art for your space. I also undertake commissions, so if you'd like something similar to what you see, but bespoke to your needs, just let me know.

 
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