Louise Maclaren's Profile
Louise Maclaren: ~ Artist & Printer
I often describe my subject matter as' Seeing the unusual in the usual'.
‘I grew up in the south and east of England which gave me the best of both rural worlds; the dramatic South Downs and the large clear East Anglian skies.
During my teens I felt in touch with the seasonal changes where I lived.
I became inspired by what I knew best: the colours and ever changing weather and light, twisted trees, ancient and massive hills whose density and shape influenced the artist and sculptor John Nash.
One of my preferred mediums is print and the method of re-using polystyrene as a block (relief) print was driven directly from my feelings about the disgraceful waste of certain plastics such as polystyrene which still do not get recycled widely in this country despite having recycling pet marks…
- Joined October 1, 2010
Lino Block Metal plate Printing Ink Scrim Japanese Rice paper Watercolours Pen and ink Caligo inks Water based non toxic inks Reused Polystyrene Recycled Paper Somerset Paper Recycled Paper Intaglio Print Relief print Marine Ply Pigments Oil paints Lost and Found Objects Lettering Gold Leaf Silver Leaf Gesso Coloured Clay Bole Wood Metal plate