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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Panel Playtime

Below are a few images of the new panels I have been working on.  These pieces along with previous ones are starting to be arranged as "Dialogues", allowing them to have a conversation with each other and the viewer.  I am intrigued by the placement and stacking of this and see many more to come...






Sunday, August 19, 2012

New website at www.lisawicka.com
in progress things will still be posted here, along with on my facebook page here

Thanks!
Lisa

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Fotopolymer


Fotopoymer!  It is a nice technique, allowing for easy gray tones in an intaglio form.  Printed a few black on white, and an edition of 5 on yellow BFK with Chin Colle.  

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Algarden Residency in Boras, Sweden

I am two weeks into my residency here in Boras, Sweden at the Algarden Gallery and Workshop.  www.algarden.se  It it beautiful here, lots of green growth and rolling hills, and a whole lot cooler than home! (I am wearing sweaters!! love it)  I thought I would post a few things I have been working on...

one is a series of 3 pieces, 3 panels (30x33 total) each of etching, monoprint, drawing, collage, prismacolor and encaustic.  Each piece consists of 3 panels creating an architectural form that can be altered when the pieces are re-arranged.  (new photos will be needed)





I am also working on a 11x15 series where I am exploring building and transitioning architectural spaces.  These pieces are responsive and require decision making in the process of printing.  It is nice to be working on these and the other ones simultaneously.  






Thursday, May 3, 2012

Panel and Prints

As the semester is coming to a close, I thought I would post a few things I have been working on.  I am pretty happy with the geometric panels I have been building and the combination of prints, drawings and wax that have been happening.  Below are some pieces on paper and some of the cradled boards.  More to come....

5"x6" etching, chine colle and wax

24"x30" encaustic cradle- charcoal, inkwash, cut paper, acrylic and wax

5"x6" etching, screenprint and wax

5"x7" Heads up- print exchange piece
Screenprint, Pronto Plate and wax

12"x14" panel.  Etching, Charcoal, China Marker, acrylic
painters tape and wax


14"x17" panel.  Etching, Charcoal, China Marker, acrylic
painters tape, cut paper and wax


Monday, April 9, 2012

Recent Prints - collage and some encaustic!

etching, screenprint, acrylic, relief, cut paper and encaustic

etching, acrylic, charcoal, cut paper and encaustic on panel


etching and cut paper

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Etch time....



Print for an upcoming exchange this summer... 7x10" 3 plate color etching with chine-colle. some encaustic lovelies coming soon

Sunday, March 11, 2012

New shaped panels



encaustic wax pieces - roughly 11"x14" paper, inkwash, charcoal, prismacolor, enamel, tape and wax


first of my odd-shaped cradled boards, roughly 24"x 18" paper, inkwash, charcoal, acrylic, powdered graphite, prismacolor

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Check it

I am quite behind on posting images of new and exciting things I am working on - I plan to remedy that over spring break.  This semester has been a busy one - with lots of good things going on... Great shows in the Purdue Galleries, and one to organize on the the horizon I am pumped for!  My work has been headed in a challenging but successful direction (i think :)) and I am having a blast with my classes as well.  I just found out of my prints from an exchange through La Calaca Press was part of a selection published recently in Grafilia - 89, a publication out of Guadalajara, MX.

http://issuu.com/grafilia/docs/grafilia89

Stay tuned for images soon....