Grady Gordon (Illustration 2008) says that he does one thing, and does it well. Since his last year of study at CCA, he's been working almost exclusively in monotypes. This is a (somewhat unpredictable!) printmaking process in which ink is applied directly to a smooth Plexiglas surface, then paper is pressed to the Plexiglas, resulting in one-of-a-kind prints.
Gordon's portraits of demons, goblins, and warriors have a visceral and urgent quality to them. You half-expect his creations to leap off the paper and into the night.Read the rest