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Figurative Clay Monoprints by Robin Sesan I Artsy Shark


Artist Robin Sesan presents a up to date assortment of clay monoprints utilizing an enchanting course of. Go to her web site to view extra of her work.

 

figurative clay monoprint by Robin Sesan

“Observe Your Arrow” clay monoprint, 14″ x 14″

 

One in every of my earliest reminiscences is my first day of artwork faculty at age three. I used to be so excited in my new purple smock with large white buttons.

 

figurative clay monoprint by Robin Sesan

“My India” clay monoprint, 14″ x 14″

 

Creating artwork was a relentless in my life by means of my teen years. Not having the arrogance to pursue artwork in faculty, I selected a distinct path.

 

elephant clay monoprint by Robin Sesan

“At the moment, Tomorrow and All the time” clay monoprint with collage, 13″ x 13″

 

Dabbling right here and there in varied inventive shops, my focus as an grownup has been on elevating two wonderful youngsters and my profession as a psychologist and couple’s therapist.

 

landscape clay monoprint by Robin Sesan

“Promise of a New Daybreak” clay monoprint, 22″ x 22″

 

About 10 years in the past, I discovered my inventive dwelling in clay monoprinting. Clay monoprinting is a novel course of of making a chunk of artwork on a clay slab utilizing coloured moist clay as my paint.

 

pulling a print by Robin Sesan

Artist Robin Sesan demonstrating pulling a clay monoprint

 

As soon as I’ve a design that speaks to me, I place a non-woven substrate on high of the clay slab. I roll it with a pastry curler and what’s on my slab transfers to the substrate, making a one-of-a-kind print.

 

animal clay monoprints by Robin Sesan

Instance of three photographs pulled from the identical clay slab – Left: “The Birds 1″ (1st pull) clay monoprint, 4″ x 4” Heart: “The Birds 2″ (2nd pull) clay monoprint, 4″ x 4” Proper: “The Birds 3″ (third pull) clay monoprint, 4″ x 4”

 

As a result of every print pulls some clay and pigment, what’s left on the slab reveals hidden layers, and the opportunity of a second print that’s comparable however totally different. I’m grateful to my mentor, the late Mitch Lyons, who created and taught me this course of.

 

figurative clay monoprint by Robin Sesan

“Defying Gravity” clay monoprint, 22″ x 22″

 

Now, within the second half of my life’s journey, I’m pursuing my different calling of making and sharing my artwork.

 

figurative clay monoprint by Robin Sesan

“My Non secular Passport” clay monoprint, 8″ x 8″

 

I really feel I’ve come full circle and recaptured part of myself that has been dormant. My artwork is stuffed with shade, texture, depth and plenty of layers.

 

“Additional to Fly” clay monoprint, 14″ x 14″

 

It’s within the layers that the surprises emerge. My work as a therapist parallels my work as an artist. I’m all the time taken with what’s simply beneath the floor as we uncover one thing new and totally different about ourselves.

 

bird clay monoprint by Robin Sesan

“We Are Household” clay monoprint, 12″ x 12″

 

You could be drawn in by the colours or design, however the extra you have a look at my artwork, the extra layers and hidden gems you uncover.  My artwork hints at looking, discovering your voice and trusting your internal energy.

 

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