ART BY HELEN MARTIN
Helen Martin is an abstract collage artist.
Helen describes her style of working as ‘painting with paper’. Her main technique is to use a gel plate and acrylic paints to produce monotype prints on tissue paper, which are then used to produce collaged pictures that invite the viewer to look more closely at the layers, implied textures and the colours that are created when layers overlap.
Helen’s work is influenced by the passage of time, whether that be the cycle of life in nature or decay in industrial buildings and urban places. She likes to explore the different layers, colours and textures that build up with the passage of time in those diverse environments.