Ghosts,’ are a series of drawings made between 2015-2020.  Executed in silverpoint on terraskin, the imagery - derived from gardening manuals as well as the surrounding landscape - assume further meanings through the drawing process which allude to fragility and the cycle of growth and dying.  

Ghosts
Shona Macdonald Ghosts graphite and silverpoint on terraskin
Ghosts Large #11
2018
graphite and silverpoint on terraskin
30 x 48"

Ghosts series
Shona Macdonald Ghosts graphite and silverpoint on terraskin
Ghosts Large #10
2017
graphite and silverpoint on terraskin
30 x 48"
Shona Macdonald Ghosts silverpoint and graphite on terraskin on sintra with wood
Ghosts Large #13
2019
silverpoint and graphite on terraskin on sintra with wood
39" x 96"

Ghosts series
Shona Macdonald Ghosts graphite and silverpoint on terraskin
Ghosts Large #12
2018
graphite and silverpoint on terraskin
39 x 68"

Ghosts series
Shona Macdonald Ghosts silverpoint on absorbent ground on paper
Ghosts Large #4
2016
silverpoint on absorbent ground on paper
18.5 x29"
Shona Macdonald Ghosts silverpoint and graphite on absorbent ground on paper
Ghosts Large #5
2016
silverpoint and graphite on absorbent ground on paper
14 x 18.5"
Shona Macdonald Ghosts silverpoint on absorbent ground on paper
Ghosts Large #2
2016
silverpoint on absorbent ground on paper
18.5 x 29"
Shona Macdonald Ghosts silverpoint an graphite on absorbent ground on paper
Ghosts Large #8
2016
silverpoint an graphite on absorbent ground on paper
18.5 x 29"
Shona Macdonald Ghosts silverpoint on absorbent ground on paper
Ghosts Large #6
2016
silverpoint on absorbent ground on paper
14.5 x 18"
Shona Macdonald Ghosts silverpoint an graphite on absorbent ground on paper
Ghosts Large #9
2016-17
silverpoint an graphite on absorbent ground on paper
18.5 x 29"
Shona Macdonald Ghosts silverpoint on absorbent ground on paper
Ghosts Large #3
2016
silverpoint on absorbent ground on paper
14 x 18.5"
Shona Macdonald Ghosts silverpoint on absorbent ground on paper
Ghosts Small #5
2015
silverpoint on absorbent ground on paper
5 x 12.5"
Shona Macdonald Ghosts silverpoint on absorbent ground on paper
Ghosts Small #9
2015
silverpoint on absorbent ground on paper
6 3/4 x 8"
Shona Macdonald Ghosts silverpoint on absorbent ground on paper
Ghosts Small #8
2015
silverpoint on absorbent ground on paper
5 x 12"
Shona Macdonald Ghosts

Shona Macdonald Ghosts

Shona Macdonald Ghosts silverpoint on absorbent ground on paper
Ghosts Small #6
2015
silverpoint on absorbent ground on paper
5 x 12"
Shona Macdonald Ghosts silverpoint and graphite on terraskin and prepared paper
Group of Selected Drawings
2016-19
silverpoint and graphite on terraskin and prepared paper
variable

Ghosts and Ground Covering series
Shona Macdonald Ghosts silverpoint and gouache on absorbent ground on paper
Orange Interference #1
2016
silverpoint and gouache on absorbent ground on paper
11 x 24"
Shona Macdonald Ghosts silverpoint and gouache on absorbent ground on paper
Orange Interference #1 DETAIL
2016
silverpoint and gouache on absorbent ground on paper
11 x 24"
Shona Macdonald Ghosts silverpoint and gouache on absorbent ground on paper
Orange Interference #2
2016
silverpoint and gouache on absorbent ground on paper
11 x 24"