JANINE GOOD

1998-2000 SEED PODS AS SYMBOL FOR WOMAN

Themes Back

After continuing to explore various natural elements from the landscape - bark, seedpods, tree scars, and continuing also with layering in printmaking I eventually made a connection between seedpods as a bearer of life and therefore a symbol of womanhood. But the seedpod alone wasn’t enough and so I found I could layer and merge the imagery of the pod with bark.

The study of these elements was invaluable as a reference for form and colour.

PRINTMAKING & DRAWING

Printmaking became far more experimental during this period using multiple plates overlaid, printing in different colour layers, using Chinecolle to all texture and colour, layering etching with linocut, and ultimately using etching plates to create monoprints with chinecolle, multiple plates and brushwork into the ink. These prints were essential to the layering outcome of the paintings. The interrelationship between drawing, printmaking and painting was an exciting corelationship.