RE: Jackie Drinkwater
My work is often inspired by and explores specific environmental and cultural issues.
An intention is to engage people in this subject matter through my work. Living on a Dutch Barge gives a different perspective on daily life and makes an impact on observations and decisions, which shape my practice.
A background in Graphic Design underpins the making processes. Shaped motifs form a strong focus.
A variety of mediums and a varied means of expression, such as the use of linocuts and torn paper enable me to hone my techniques to the articulation of a wide range of images.
The MothThe piece I have created in inspired by the Museum's insect collection.
I used linocut prints on coloured paper and played with the moth motifs on a painted canvas, experimenting with how the pattern and shapes work together to make a pleasing image.
I am strongly influenced by nature and one of my intentions is to bring environmental issues to a wider audience.
I particularly enjoy the cutting process of the Lino, I have also worked with woodcarving, using my hands is important to me as is the design process which stems from my background in Graphic Design.