Tony Martin

image 08
Monotype
30 x 30cm

Image 16
Monotype
30 x 45cm

The prints often begin with certain self imposed rules working in tandem with improvised decisions which in turn offer new possibilities. Rules such as the number of lines allowed in each square, one vertical and horizontal, begin at the left, right or centre, intersect or separate – a tightrope between invention and intention. And so the image develops as a record of an initial idea; there is also a nod to music and improvisation