Beautiful Roots

Making paper from plant materials and printing images of roots and root sections onto the paper. A latex cast of a turnip plant, the roots are so fine that they became completely coated in the latex however the plant is now more robust and easy to handle.I plan to use the latex cast to make … More Beautiful Roots

The Turnip Project

Baby turnips grown in hydroponics over two weeks at the James Hutton Institute. Planning to press them into plant papers, or collage them into prints. Roots are very fine and needed to be floated onto paper so that I could spread them . I am currently casting larger roots grown over 6 weeks with thin … More The Turnip Project

Diatom Etching for Edinburgh Drawing School

Printroom are currently exhibiting at Cambo House nr St Andrews and opening on Friday the 5th of August in the Edinburgh Drawing School I am exhibiting prints of Diatoms phytoplankton found in fresh and salt water and used in research into sea level change. ie if you find fresh water diatoms in sediment cores … More Diatom Etching for Edinburgh Drawing School