Messing with the limits of a home-office printer.
In his early “drawings,” from around 2003, he started incorporating a desktop printer, are filled with striking black Xs over ripped-out sheets from ’60s design books and interior catalogues.
He elongated the image on his computer and what was now printing out before him had a kind of pattern of Benday dots, reminiscent of something Roy Lichtenstein would have made had he created abstract paintings.
Best known for works on paper and canvas that exploit the painterly but erratic qualities of Inkjet printers.
Employing large-format printers on pre-primed linen intended for oil painting, Guyton generates marks—typically Xs, stripes, and flames—that are irregularly absorbed to create random variations and patterns; seams and divisions in the composition result from folding and repeatedly feeding linen into the machine.
In a recent series of black monochromes, paintings were overprinted with a Photoshop-drawn black rectangle.