Sketchbook Project 2012


Writing on the Wall (page 1), 2012
Colored pencil, graphite on paper
10 x 7 in | 26 x 18 cm



Writing on the Wall (page 4), 2012
Photocollage, ink on paper
10 x 7 in | 26 x 18 cm


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Writing on the Wall (page 6), 2012
Photocollage, colored pencil on paper
10 x 7 in | 26 x 18 cm



Writing on the Wall (page 10), 2012
Colored pencil, graphite on paper
10 x 7 in | 26 x 18 cm



Writing on the Wall (page 11), 2012
Photocollage on paper
10 x 7 in | 26 x 18 cm



Writing on the Wall (page 14), 2012
Ink on paper
10 x 7 in | 26 x 18 cm


In the sketchbook projects from 2011 and 2012, I have tested ideas for larger pieces. Text becomes a strong component in these sketches, which sometimes interacts with photographic elements or pencil drawings. This relationship between text and image reflects my interest in the graphic language borrowed from the mass media. I have always been fascinated by the allure of advertising: by the slick, colorful and bubble gum reality it sells us and, at the same time, by the controlling power these images hold. By offering blank spaces to non-commercial ideas and private observations, I want to test the interaction between text and image, and between these pieces' visual and mental components. These texts represent beliefs, different states of mind and "advices" I give myself while trying to understand my creative process.