In culture hyper-saturated by electronic imagery I use the traditional materials of a quill pen and a bottle of ink to create large-scale images that persist in exploring and claiming the sub-technological process of observation and mark making[...]The sleight or sloppiness of hand creates an awkward and intimate surface which is compounded by the definitive and energized process of cross hatching.
Quill Pen Drawings by Joan Linder
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Joan Linder creates large-scale quill pen and ink and ballpoint pen drawings filled with woven tactile imagery. Based in Brooklyn and Buffalo, NY, Linder often depicts flowers and trees (or household objects and indoor scenes) with an attention to detail reminiscent of vintage botanical illustrations, but with a scale and often monotone palette that makes the images modern. Linder describes her work:
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