The series is called ‘Shifting Sand’ because its about my exploration of the movement of light within opals.
Opals are a simple combination of silica and water, the colour seen in opals being created by the interference of the passage of light through the stone by the presence of small spheres of silica gel.
Screen printing using highly textured handmade paper I worked with an open screen and small squeegees - exploring different methods of mark making to create a sense of movement.
There are six mono-screen prints in the series.
Each measures 26 x 66 cm. Printed on Moulin de Larroque 250gsm Lys. Framed size: 38 x 80cm.