Out of focus cobwebs

Out of focus cobweb print 001 I have this fantastic device on my camera: an auto setting that slips really easily, so I’m constantly taking out of focus images!  The above trace monoprint was inspired by an out of focus image I took of the cobwebs around a window in the attic at Islington Mill. Here’s the original.

Out of focus cobwebThe artist Paul Klee used trace monoprinting in his famous piece Twittering machine (1922).

I have a thing about cobwebs, the way they attract detritus (like me!) so I think I might show you some previous cobweb inspiration in my next post…

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