The line drawings & other work of John Franzen, The Netherlands: His ‘Each Line, One Breath’ series shown here, describes his process of drawing a single line in one breath. See Blogroll for a link.

John Franzen’s line work is on paper or engraved into metal as stand alone pieces or for etching. He uses ink but has also used his own blood as a drawing medium. See his site for clarification on his philosophy, drawing inspiration and technique /

EACH LINE ONE BREATH – N° BLACK BRASS 10, 2 mm Black varnished Brass plate /

EACH LINE ONE BREATH – N° BLACK BRASS 2, 2 mm Black varnished Brass plate /

EACH LINE ONE BREATH – N° BLACK BRASS 3, 2 mm Black varnished Brass plate /

EACH LINE ONE BREATH – N° BLACK COPPER 11, 1 mm Black varnished copper plate /

EACH LINE ONE BREATH – N° BLACK COPPER 10, 1 mm Black varnished copper plate /

EACH LINE ONE BREATH – N° BLACK COPPER 2, 2 mm Black varnished copper plate /

EACH LINE ONE BREATH – N° BLACK COPPER 3, 2 mm Black varnished copper plate /

EACH LINE ONE BREATH – N° BLACK COPPER 1, 2 mm Black varnished copper plate /

Detail Making of /

Ode to Darkness: burnt tar on wood /

Creation is Destruction

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