Printmaker Nancy Power’s work reflects the life around her. Be it a changing rural landscape, the decaying plants in her garden, the geese on the lake, or her collection of hand crafted ceramics, she finds inspiration from many sources.
Deliberately eclectic in subject matter, her work is harmonised by her colour palette and distinctive inking process.
Nancy uses the reduction method of lino printmaking; carving away at just one block for each consecutive colour to reveal the final image. By inking from dark to light, as opposed to the more traditional light to dark, Nancy’s work has engaging depth and colour layering.