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


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

Los Angeles, Calif.