original expressionist/surreal visual art.





Etching/collaged images derived from exploring interactions with and how metaphorically the viewer ‘absorbs’ the aspects of landforms. Continuing the theme at http://au.pinterest.com/elainedesterre/etching-the-golden-spike-2014/


Small etchings about Lake Mungo’s environment. For more https://au.pinterest.com/elainedesterre/etching-lake-mungo



 Natalie with the Gaze and the Glance, 2009

These etchings/intaglio are about the mother/daughter relationship theme fused with an allegory of the artist’s vision implicated with the types of looking termed the ‘Gaze’ and the ‘Glance’.

For more go to:  http://www.pinterest.com/elainedesterre/demeter-and-persophone-revisioned/

and http://www.pinterest.com/elainedesterre/the-gaze-and-the-glance-etchings/

These images consist of intaglio and wash and etching collage and are part of a series titled Return to Sand and Water , 2010  and are about forces of nature as it impacts the landscape.

For more: http://www.pinterest.com/elainedesterre/etchings-and-collage-about-point-roadknight/

Continuing this series titled Return to Sand and Water is the theme titled The ‘Diver’ at Point Roadknight.

For more: http://www.pinterest.com/elainedesterre/the-diver-at-point-roadknight/

This series  titled And Then the Ocean Rusted, 2014 is about rock formation in the Pilbara in Western Australia called Banded Iron Formation laid down 3 billion years ago as oxygen was slowly being released into the atmosphere causing iron sediment in the world’s oceans to rust.

More at: http://www.pinterest.com/elainedesterre/etchings-titled-and-then-the-ocean-rusted-pilbara-/



This series titled A Search for “The Golden Spike”, 2014 is about a feature of Brachina Gorge where 500 million year old fossils can be seen in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia.

More at: http://www.pinterest.com/elainedesterre/etchings-about-the-golden-spike-2014/ 

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3 thoughts on “Etchings

  1. Beautiful use of one of my favourite mediums


  2. Printing is totally fascinating to me. Your work is magical.


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