Lithography, the oldest form of printmaking, is the art-form of choice of Muriwai-based Kylie Rusk. It's physical - very physical - unpredictable and time-consuming.
Landscapes and seascapes are what Kylie loves to represent in her limited edition prints, created on chunks of imported limestone.
Her solo show Luminous is about to open at Auckland's Turua Gallery. It's a series of prints that focus on her family farm, on islands she can see from the shorelines she's constantly walking, and on Muriwai itself.
Kylie talks to Lynn Freeman about the history of lithography, and what it takes to make a limited edition print:
Luminous - Solo Exhibition by Kylie Rusk opens at Turua Gallery in Auckland on the 6th of May.