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Process – Roman labyrinth pattern – triple meander drawn on pattern paper, then torn book pages arranged & layered in chapters & layed out with pva mix. Double labyrinth as the mammoth book was simply too long for a single sheet. Read more…

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Process – Scottish 7 circuit ‘herbal’ labyrinth – Herbal/garden 7 path labyrinth pattern (c.1563) layed out on pattern paper,
then road atlas torn up & Scottish-only pages selected. B roads only make up the continuous labyrinth path to the centre,
while sea/ocean creates the ‘walls’. Applied with pva mix, then ironed flat. Read more…

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Process – Medieval 7 path labyrinth pattern – layed out on pattern paper,
then torn up book arranged in 7 chapters and layed along the 7 paths with pva mix, then ironed flat. Read more…

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Process – gesso & raw pigments on the base, jos papers torn & layed on with pva mix, Chinese inks added,
then everything pushed back through the layers – a kind of undoing, followed by more layers & final gloss of varnish. Read more…

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Again, starting with gesso & raw pigments base, working with jos papers torn & layed on with pva mix,
but with different mixes of varnish & surface layers, in the second painting keeping the raw pigments visible as part of the image. Read more…