I was lucky enough to spend time at Byron Art School this year studying printmaking with Travis Patterson. Amazing place. Amazing teacher. Amazing technique. Printmaking is super slow. Messy. Intimate. Complex. Inefficient. You could spend days in here, not get anything done, and walk out a better person for it.
I was playing with collage in PS and this was one of those ones where I just went too far. I was throwing images randomly on top of each other and blending layers with zero thought. Close to zero technique and skill. I don't know how many images are embedded in this. Too many
I was asked recently what we should be trying to chase in our graduates. And I paraphrased and built on Andrzej Klesyk's line when I answered, "we are looking for honest, courageous independent thinkers who can deal with the unknown". I shared my desire with a cohort of students today. As I believe