ON THE CIRCLE
Created in 2018. Block Printing (linocut) on black paper. Edition of 20 Gallery issued prints. Prince includes shipping from ARTI.NYC.Today, Martyn is an aspiring painter and printmaker who works in the figurative genre. His approach is to balance his deep knowledge of anatomy with a desire to simplify the human body to a symbol. To reach his goal, he uses two different techniques: Painting offers him unlimited possibilities in color, tone, texture, and size. Concurrently, block printing limits him to one color, precise lines, no tonal gradation, and a limited printing size. The two approaches create a unique tension in his work.