Colours of Cyprus


May 17th - June 28th
I had a studio residency at Lemba College of Art and travelled around Cyprus colllectiong natural earth pigments





Lemba college of Art



Colour Pallete




Coral Bay Clay Cliffs



Dried clay ground with pestle and morter



Refined through mesh




Blue from Troodos




Final poster


Troodos




Yellow ochre from Asprokremmos Resivoir



Tests with water and gum Arabic content







I only used found containers to keep the paints I made, no plastic or bought containers were allowed



The first painting of Paphos Castle made from all the paints I made





Inspired by ancient cypriot pottry illustrations











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