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Creating Texture in Linocuts

Creating Texture in Linocuts

Today is a blog post for fellow printmakers! It is about the importance of making use of texture in linocuts, especially if it is a one colour linocut.  Texture adds interest...

Creating Texture in Linocuts

Today is a blog post for fellow printmakers! It is about the importance of making use of texture in linocuts, especially if it is a one colour linocut.  Texture adds interest...

Inspiration and Creativity on Holiday

Inspiration and Creativity on Holiday

If you are reading this blog post round about the time that I have published it, I will be on holiday in Croatia. I thought it would be appropriate to...

Inspiration and Creativity on Holiday

If you are reading this blog post round about the time that I have published it, I will be on holiday in Croatia. I thought it would be appropriate to...

Exercising Outdoors and Creativity

Exercising Outdoors and Creativity

In this blog post, I'm going to discuss how my art is directly connected to, and improved by, taking part in exercise. As Henry Thoreau said "me thinks that the...

Exercising Outdoors and Creativity

In this blog post, I'm going to discuss how my art is directly connected to, and improved by, taking part in exercise. As Henry Thoreau said "me thinks that the...

Creating a Collograph

Creating a Collograph

Collograph printing is a really fun technique - and you can create a collograph plate from discarded items you will have in the house - all that matters is that...

Creating a Collograph

Collograph printing is a really fun technique - and you can create a collograph plate from discarded items you will have in the house - all that matters is that...

Linocutting is Hard Work!

Linocutting is Hard Work!

Creating a linocut can take a long time - particularly if it is a multi coloured linocut made up of different blocks.  In a year, I probably only create 2...

Linocutting is Hard Work!

Creating a linocut can take a long time - particularly if it is a multi coloured linocut made up of different blocks.  In a year, I probably only create 2...

Hummingbird Collograph

Hummingbird Collograph

I've been enjoying experimenting with making collograph prints on my printing press.  To do this, you make a plate filled with different textures, which you ink up and  print onto...

Hummingbird Collograph

I've been enjoying experimenting with making collograph prints on my printing press.  To do this, you make a plate filled with different textures, which you ink up and  print onto...