In preparation for our show, Birds of a Feather, Lesley sent me a few of her prints for me to draw on. It’s been a fun challenge to draw off her inspiration. The texture provided by the ink has such a different and enjoyable quality for taking pencil marks. She is staying over from Nashville to demonstrate how to make a mono-print at the gallery the day after our reception (see below for details) and visitors can make a print. I wanted to have some samples to show people who return to the gallery to draw with my pencils on two May Saturdays. This piece drawn on silkscreen turned out to be the one we’re using for our postcard invitation.
|©O’Brien & Patterson-Marx, Birds of a Feather, drawing and collage, mica on silkscreen, 18×14″|