I am interested in objects and what we can do with them in terms of Art and mark making. For my next few series of works l would like to push objects to their limits in terms of what we do with them to make marks.
Before I enlarged my work, I wanted to do some experiments in my sketch book to trial which rope I preferred to use. When doing this process, I was surprised of the outcome as I thought initially I was going to like the effect of the thicker rope because it was rougher than the thinner rope. However, in doing these trials I came to the conclusion that the smoother,thinner rope was better due to the swish motion made when mark making. I think this heavily due to the split ends on the smoother rope.
Thick rope on left hand side and thin rope on right hand side.
These are just some ideas that I have had that I would like to take forward in my own art practice;
1. Filming my work from up above
2. Filling containers with ink or paint then mark making with them on a surface
3. Making work and then photographing sections of it to then blow it up large scale
4. Mark making outdoors