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Still Life with Net Curtain
Monoprint on Paper
Image Size: H 35cm x W 35cm x D 0.1cm
Mounted Size: H 50.5cm x W 50cm x D 0.5cm
Still Life with Net Curtain is a unique monoprint by Rosemary Farrer. The simplistic shapes and contrasting colours give the work a layered effect.
The prints are in no way copies of the paintings, they are conceived of, and made, as a response to the special and wonderful effects that can be achieved only through the various techniques of printmaking, whether it be the graphic, dynamic marks of a linocut, or the subtle tones and textures achievable in aquatint and etching. Design, composition and the use of colour are what excite her. She spends a lot of time drawing and painting outside, back in the studio, she will distil these ideas into strong graphic woodcuts, and linos or subtly textured etchings. Recent monotypes draw together the threads of her different media, with their graphic shapes and rich painterly colours. She studied fine art at Camberwell School of Art and The Ruskin School of Drawing, and learned printmaking at Morley College [London]. She has exhibited prints and paintings at many galleries both in Britain and Europe, as well as, several times, at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.