Sunday, 16 November 2014

Second original "zines" project / "Fragments" -- zine number four





Hand bound, tracing paper & polaroid cover, with Saunders Watercolour paper 190gsm pages, all drawings done in graphite. Approx. A5 size. 3 big drawings & 3 little drawings with a little self portrait at the back. 4 pages. More photos / for sale here --- http://gemmatopliss.bigcartel.com/product/fragments-original-zine-4-4

Second original "zines" project / "Fragments" -- zine number three




Hand bound, tracing paper & polaroid cover, with Saunders Watercolour paper 190gsm pages, all drawings done in graphite. Approx. A5 size. 3 big drawings & 3 little drawings with a little self portrait at the back. 4 pages. More photos / for sale here --- http://gemmatopliss.bigcartel.com/product/fragments-original-zine-3-3


Second original "zines" project / "Fragments" -- zine number two





Hand bound, tracing paper & polaroid cover, with Saunders Watercolour paper 190gsm pages, all drawings done in graphite. Approx. A5 size. 3 big drawings & 3 little drawings with a little self portrait at the back. 4 pages. More photos / for sale here --- http://gemmatopliss.bigcartel.com/product/fragments-original-zine-2-3

Second original "zines" project / "Fragments" -- zine number one







Hand bound, tracing paper & polaroid cover, with Saunders Watercolour paper 190gsm pages, all drawings done in graphite. Approx. A5 size. 3 big drawings & 3 little drawings with a little self portrait at the back. 4 pages. More photos / for sale here --- http://gemmatopliss.bigcartel.com/product/fragments-original-zine-one



Gingko leaves / memories of Japan


Documenting memories from Japan / the little visual imprints left on my mind. Powerlines draped across the city, the symmetry and quietness of Koi fish at Senso-ji

Studio / October 2014


Drawing windows / photographing windows




Tokyo windows / ongoing series



Inspired by walking home at night through Tokyo / the little gestures people leave in public spaces / the shapes and shadows of Tokyo.

Gingko leaves

Koi fish / lanterns inside Gingko leaves —- First two little drawings in preparation for a larger series of works. Memories from Japan, black and white Charcoal. 






Tokyo / October 2014

So lucky to have gone to Japan for 10 days, returned with so much inspiration and insight. I feel as though my perspective has completely shifted. Lots of bigger and better works to come I hope. Saw so much, and talked to so many good and interesting people. Truly so, so lucky. Here are some disposable photos from that time; 

























Self