Faraway Hills 2
By Christine So
By Christine So
Cyanotype, Cyanotype on paper
Dimensions: 45.7cm (H) x 61cm (W) x 0.3cm (D) / 18" (H) x 24" (W) x 0.12" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings
Estimated delivery for this item is between 09 December - 14 December
This item ships from United States of America
Please note that this item is unframed and will be shipped flat
Shipping cost will be calculated upon checkout
About the art
Though this unique monotype resembles a watercolor painting or an aquatint etching, it is actually a form of photography called a cyanotype or photogram. It’s a one-of-a-kind multiple-exposure print. It is impossible to re-create exactly these lines and shapes and shades of blue as it was heavily manipulated by me during the exposure process.
A traditional single-exposure cyanotype yields a white image against a dark blue background. But instead of creating a white image by blocking light with solid objects on the light-sensitive paper, I used water to block the light, creating subtle gradations of darkening blue as I submerged the light-sensitive paper for different carefully timed exposures under water.
The image of two prints is showing a different one for sale next to this one. Both are the same size with similar names: “Faraway Hills 1” and “Faraway Hills 2”— but the price here is for only the last of those two prints not both.
Hometown: San Francisco
Based in: Oakland, California, USA
I live in the woods in northern California. Whenever I leave my house I am under an endless web of tree branches. Their silhouettes have etched themselves into my memory over the decades.
My paintings and prints are always nature-inspired and nearly always monochromatic. Each one is an immersion in …
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