A bit of my own artwork, Llanberis Choughs. On a day like this I wish I was on the Anglesey coast watching out for these unique birds!

A bit of my own artwork, Llanberis Choughs. On a day like this I wish I was on the Anglesey coast watching out for these unique birds!

Emma Johnson, Matrix    Emma Johnson's work deals with issues of deconstruction and transformation, the recycling of materials, and the ambiguity of communication - as well as the obsessive repetitive actions used in the making of the work. Road maps are reconstructed into artworks which stand as a tangible and symbolic presence of the information contained within, but are virtually unreadable.

Emma Johnson, Matrix Emma Johnson's work deals with issues of deconstruction and transformation, the recycling of materials, and the ambiguity of communication - as well as the obsessive repetitive actions used in the making of the work. Road maps are reconstructed into artworks which stand as a tangible and symbolic presence of the information contained within, but are virtually unreadable.

Patchwork: Mr Fairburn started on the map portraits in August last year following some previous work using wood to create the pattern of skin

Patchwork: Mr Fairburn started on the map portraits in August last year following some previous work using wood to create the pattern of skin

Transformation: This portrait of a face drawn over a map of Amsterdam is on of the creative works of artist Ed Fairburn

Transformation: This portrait of a face drawn over a map of Amsterdam is on of the creative works of artist Ed Fairburn

Maps are an interesting motif of a journey,however I think they add too much business in a lot of pieces,and so detail has to be cut out of the subject,such as tone and shadowing in this piece shown. It represents a physical journey throughout a place, and provides a detailed canvas,however I do not think I would carry this idea forward to a final piece.

Maps are an interesting motif of a journey,however I think they add too much business in a lot of pieces,and so detail has to be cut out of the subject,such as tone and shadowing in this piece shown. It represents a physical journey throughout a place, and provides a detailed canvas,however I do not think I would carry this idea forward to a final piece.

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