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…this week ..

I’ve had no luck doing the photopolymer plates, neither at London Print Studio or that place in Brixton so I’m giving it up for a while.  Next Sunday I’m going to Slaughterhouse Print studio to do some monoprinting – I’m … Continue reading

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Printmaking workshops

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

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John Ruskin

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

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A new series …

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

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Drawing and Painting

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

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2018 Christmas card

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

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Walthamstow Wetlands

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

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Sunday walk at Kenwood

Subs and I went for one of our favourite walks at Kenwood, across the heath.  We found this one legged tree!

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The Wordsworth Course

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

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Anselm Kiefer

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

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Adding feathers….

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

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Private View

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

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Trowbridge Townhall arts

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

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My tshirt for the exhibition

I designed this t shirt to go with my print for the private view coming up in August.

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Printing for the exhibition

Thanks to my new wall mounted shelves I can now print without hanging the prints on a line of string!  This print is for the Arts Depot exhibition – I’m printing on Japanese Kozo Natural paper white and also some … Continue reading

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