The other week, whilst showing my sister how to linocut, I made a simple Valentine’s card with a pink poodle on it (not much to do with Valentine’s I know!) I have been working on a few projects over the last couple of weeks, which I am hoping to be able show you soon, oneContinue reading “Pink Poodle Linocut”
The other week I taught my sister how to linocut. We decided to make Valentine cards and even with her incredibly long nails she managed this! Not bad for a first go I think!
Over the holidays I was asked to make a linocut of a seahorse. I used a reduction method to create this print.
I got an honourable mention in Jackson’s Art Linocut Christmas card photo competition. Read about it on the Jackson’s Art blog.
I created a linocut of a dog wearing a Christmas jumper for a Christmas card design. I actually entered it into Jackson’s Art Supplies linocut Christmas card competition and although I did not win I received a £5 voucher for my efforts!
For me last week was full of artwork, visting several exhibitions and even working on an illustration for The Serco Prize for Illustration. The week began with an unfortunate trip to A&E, but there was a display of several printmakers in one of the corridors, including work by Gail Brodholt (pictured) and Max Angus. Gail’sContinue reading “My Week”
For a little while now I have thought about how nice it would be to have a press. Not having much space or funds for a big press I quite fancied getting a book press to do smaller prints on, so I kept an eye out for one. The ones I saw online were outContinue reading “My New Book Press”
My image for the CSV ‘Young People Can Do Great Things…’ poster competition was chosen as the winning entry by Catherine Flood, Print Curator at the V&A. I received a signed copy of her book in the post today! I also got feedback from Catherine: ‘I think this is a strong idea with a clearContinue reading “Winning Entry For CSV ‘Young People Can Do Great Things…’ Poster Competition”
I have entered a poster competition being run by the volunteering charity CSV, which is asking entrants to design a poster based on the slogan ‘Young people can do great things…if you give us a chance…’ The competition is to be judged by Catherine Flood, the Print Curator at the V&A Museum. My entry isContinue reading “CSV ‘Young People Can Do Great Things…’ Poster Competition”