Sticky Sellotape

Sticky Sellotape

‘Sticky Sellotape I’ 2017 by Ruth Linnell

After playing around with using wood to overlay a restriction on top of a photographic image, I started to look at the discarded sellotape I had used at the time to hold the wooded pieces in order. It had picked up a patter on its surface, holding the memory of the grains in the wood. I found this fascinating and wanted to preserve it. These images are incredibly abstracted but it could be interested into explore how far i could push this concept of drawing through sellotape by possible etching or scratching drawings onto the surface of wood and then transferring these images to sellotape.

‘Sticky Stellotape II’ 2017 by Ruth Linnell

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