©Lezley Davidson, “High Again” 2018, mixed media on paper.

On my quest to find a process that gets me the results that I’m looking for in a quick and relatively painless manner (oh – the artist dream), I’ve picked up the Graphitint again.

My thought was that I would render in the Indigo Blue Graphitint, ink, fix and then glaze over top with colour. Once I was finished with the monochromatic part – I thought “WHY” and called it a day.

I have some ideas. Stay tuned.

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