Faraway Hills 3
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 06 October - 11 October.
This item ships from United States of America
Please note that this item is unframed and will be shipped flat
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.
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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