Author Archives: Gandha
March 2019: I have done two workshops this month: One at London Print Studio on Drypoint – we used very thin plastic mounted on card. When I tried to mount my own plate on card it did not stick so … Continue reading
We went to the wonderful John Ruskin exhibition at 2 Temple Place – what a wonderful building – gothic, wooden staircases, mouldings, etc. The exhibition showed a selection of Ruskin’s paintings as well as unusual objects that he collected including … Continue reading
I am inspired by traditional methods of woodcut mark making so I am going to have a go at a suite of images of my local woodland, using woodcuts and lino cuts and drypoints – to see how the different … Continue reading
Went for a walk on Hampstead Heath today, it was sunny and the mist was rising from the wet grasses. I love this place, just a bus ride or quick cycle ride from our house in north London. This winter … Continue reading
this was my second attempt at a card, I did not have any ideas. This is a double woodcut printed in two colours. I went online to do some research into mark making and came up with these nice trees. … Continue reading
Subs and I went to Walthamstow Wetlands today It’s a wonderful place for a mid week wander around the lakes/reservoirs, listen to the birds and see the mummy squirrel carrying her baby across the grass! Then you can go for … Continue reading
Subs and I went for one of our favourite walks at Kenwood, across the heath. We found this one legged tree!
Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting: The Soul that rises with us, our life’s Star, Hath had elsewhere its setting, And cometh from afar From a Wordsworth poem. I am researching William Wordsworth as part of my … Continue reading
One of my favourite artists, a man who is very controversial but who dives deep into the soul of his country. Quote from A Beginners Guide Although informed by history, Kiefer is more an artist of memory – private and … Continue reading
The smoke from these chimneys is supposed to be wings, so I am adding white feathers to one of the prints, this is in the planning stage at present
Subs and I went to the Private View of the exhibition where I was showing my lino print. It was at the Arts Depot in Finchley, a lovely venue a really great art gallery. There were lots of people there … Continue reading
16 July 2018: I delivered my print to Trowbridge on Monday. it was a long and tiring journey with so many delays but I got there in the end. My print looks lovely, I am very pleased I did it. … Continue reading
I designed this t shirt to go with my print for the private view coming up in August.