North Pacific Gyre Series #18

Medium: Monoprint: ferrotype (monotype) with stencil frottage drawing
Plate/Image Size: 40x40
Edition Size: n/a
Paper: muslin fabric  40x40
Ink: rust
These mixed-media works utilizes ferrotype, a process of creating a chemical reaction on a large steel plate and then transferring a unique rust image onto fabric. Then stencils are used with graphite and conte crayon to layer repeated frottage images on top of the monotype.
Artist's Comments:
The Pacific Gyre Map series deals with issue of plastic debris accumulation in the ocean and its effect on albatrosses.