South & West V

by Ian McNicol

Ian McNicol’s etching explores space, light and form in the landscape with subtly blended colour.

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Artwork details

Artist Ian McNicol
Medium Print
Colour Purple/Multicolour
Dimensions 49 x 50cm
Fabric & material Etching
Edition 30

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Artwork description

This etching is a colourful exploration of landscape based on visual memory. Ian McNicol uses the etching process with an altered perspective to make a compositional structure which embodies the space, light, and form of a traditional landscape depiction.

The subtle blending of colour is created using the a la poupée method which gives each print a slight variation and a unique quality.

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About Ian McNicol

Ian McNicol was born in Paisley in 1965, studying architecture, technical graphics and illustration, screen-printing, lithography and relief techniques in Glasgow, eventually being seduced by the etching process.

McNicol’s addresses landscape, architecture and colour abstract in his work. He combines a solid graphic quality derived from traditional techniques – soft/hard ground, aquatint, spit-bite and multi-plate – with keen observational and drawing... Go to artist page