Paintings on Paper process

Paintings on Paper process

The paintings on paper are layered with materials and paint and carved back in ways that evoke geological processes, with subjects covering an array of landforms along the South Coast of England. The compositions start with line drawings, topographical...
Paintings on Panel process

Paintings on Panel process

My landscape paintings are a way of interpreting marks in time and distilling them down to convey a story in symbolic form. For the paintings, I start with slabs of raw poplar panel. Renaissance artists used native poplar wood panels for altarpieces, recognised for...
Unfolding Landscape – Horizontal

Unfolding Landscape – Horizontal

In recent years, Gardiner has predominantly created intaglio monoprints, a painterly form of printmaking in which each impression is unique as the etched plate is worked individually, adding colour or wiping the ink differently each time a print is pulled. Even in an...
Bat’s Head and Lulworth Crumple

Bat’s Head and Lulworth Crumple

I experimented with Carborundum printmaking, another type of intaglio printmaking, to create a rough, textured surface on a laser engraved plywood plate. Carborundum is a type of silicon carbide, which is a hard, abrasive material. It is often used in industrial...