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    Near where I live there is a fishing community. One area of the beach in Hastings on the south coast of England is marked by rows of fishing boat… Read More
    Near where I live there is a fishing community. One area of the beach in Hastings on the south coast of England is marked by rows of fishing boats and rusting bulldozers. The fishermen use the dozers to drag their boats up the shore (many of the winches no longer work). These machines with their boarded up windows, peeling paint and exposed engines are fascinating to observe - and illustrate. They bring to mind the rusting hulks left by war - the first one in particular looks like an old World War 2 minesweeper. I didn't want to engrave these in a formal, mechanical way, but with rapid strokes, experimenting with the marks a scalpel can make when sharp and when more blunt, and at different angles and speeds. Read Less
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