Color relationships are a primary interest and a key connection to Peggy's environment. Her monotypes are referential rather than representational, using colors that are specific to a landscape, an architecture, or a situation. Made with oil-based etching ink on either plexiglass or wood plates, and run through the press many times, each layer adding information. The unpredictable accidents of the process provides welcome changes and surprises, an experience of both discipline and spontaneity. Badenhausen's work is in private, corporate and institutional collections in the USA, Canada, Italy, France, and Great Britain
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