Ronald Searle ‘Obsessed with drawing’

Earlier this month I visited Ronald Searle ‘Obsessed with drawing’ at The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. It is a brilliant exhibition, I had an interest in his work to begin with but I learnt so much more about him by visiting the show! Firstly, I did not even realise he was born in Cambridge and ratherContinue reading “Ronald Searle ‘Obsessed with drawing’”

Secret 7″ Sale

The record sleeve I designed for Secret 7″ was chosen and purchased by the lady above! I would just like to say thank you to her and to Secret 7″. Although I had a very small part in the exhibition, it has meant a lot to me to be selected. This was the first timeContinue reading “Secret 7″ Sale”

Secret 7″ Sale Day

There are only 5 more days left to view the Secret 7″ exhibition at Somerset House before the sale day on Monday 4th May! On the sale day all the specially designed sleeves will be for sale at £50 each. Among many great artists and designers there are pieces up for grabs by Yoko Ono,Continue reading “Secret 7″ Sale Day”

Secret 7″

My Secret 7″ record sleeve design is being included in the exhibition at Somerset House! I am not allowed to reveal it until after the exhibition, which is from 10th April – 3rd May, with the sale day being on 4th May. Each record is for sale at £50, with the money raised going toContinue reading “Secret 7″”

Eric Gill at Sotheran’s of Sackville Street

Yesterday I visited London and came across Sotheran’s of Sackville Street, an antiquarian book and print shop, which had an exhibition of Eric Gill prints on. I was able to see a selection of Gill’s wood engravings, most of them printed on delicate Japanese paper. I was glad to find the shop as, not onlyContinue reading “Eric Gill at Sotheran’s of Sackville Street”

Cambridge Original Printmakers Exhibition

During the weekend I also visited the Cambridge Original Printmakers exhibition. The exhibition includes over 40 local printmakers, both established and up and coming. The event also hosts guest speakers and printmaking demonstrations, for example I saw a demonstration of Chinese Woodblock Printing by St. Barnabas Press. Highlights from the exhibition include, Andy English, GeriContinue reading “Cambridge Original Printmakers Exhibition”

Caroline Watson and Female Printmaking in Late Georgian England

Whilst at The Fitzwilliam Museum on Saturday I saw Caroline Watson and Female Printmaking in Late Georgian England. The exhibition shows prints by Caroline Watson, who is regarded as ‘the first British professional woman engraver’. She worked together with artists such as Sir Joshua Reynolds and used the techniques of stipple etching and aquatint. HighlightsContinue reading “Caroline Watson and Female Printmaking in Late Georgian England”

La Grande Guerre: French Prints of The First World War

On Saturday I visited The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge to see two exhibitions, the first being La Grande Guerre: French Prints of The First World War. The exhibition consisted of colour lithographs and woodcuts detailling the first seven months of World War I. Highlights include, Dans le Bois de Augustow…, Un soldat allemand en feu…Continue reading “La Grande Guerre: French Prints of The First World War”