Experimenting with frozen landscapes
Given I have been working in a frozen landscape it seems appropriate to make some experimental work reflecting this so I decided to try to incorporate ice into my drawings.
I made a long landscape drawing/painting and then asked one of the other artists to tear it into sections ( as I couldn't bring myself to tear it up). Using found empty plastic containers - cups and boxes - I placed a section of the drawing in each and poured melted snow water in so that they were submerged. I then placed them out into the landscape.
A few days and a few snow storms later I went out and collected them
I then left them to melt and recorded the process
It would be great to be able to repeat this some time and to exhibit the partial frozen blocks but I have no idea how I could do this.
These are the set of fragments retrieved as they emerged from their frozen state.
I have plans to mount and frame them. I also intend to try to make some drawings from the frozen fragment images.