Finalist - The Beauty of Plants
Portfolio details - Last Dance
|Location:||Charlottesville, Virginia, United States|
Last Dance by John Grant
The botanical pieces in this portfolio are perfect examples of my process. They each involved a complex evolution of technique, observation and style. Technique involved using a scanner instead of a camera to make exquisitely detailed imagery captured using many layers of ‘information’.
The botanical work involved long-term observation and the patience to create specific designs out of very complex multi-part arrays. Importantly, in this work I chose the dried botanical materials for their shape and form, often pressing them and then observing the amazing evolution of colour over time that made these painting-like works.