Kethi Copeland captures the diverse mix of London’s architecture in original prints developed from her hand drawings. The artwork looks beyond the iconic buildings inviting you to find connections with your senses and memories of the city.
Each print begins as a drawing on site. Whether exploring London’s riverside architecture or reflecting on the high street Her prints act as a snapshot of a rapidly changing city.
The combination of delicate line drawing with blocks of printed colour in Copeland’s prints highlight the intriguing cityscape and lend a distinctive style to her work.
Hand printing the edition is central to how the final image takes shape, with the final combination of colours found through a process of colour mixing and test prints. Kethi builds up the image through multiple layers Using up to-22 layers of printed colour and fine detailed line work, she pushing the level of detail that can be achieved with screen-print.