Pink Poodle Linocut

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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, one of which was a submission to the Secret 7″ project, fingers crossed!

Angie Lewin & Carry Akroyd Exhibition

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From 3rd – 26th October printmakers Angie Lewin and Carry Akroyd had an exhibition of work at Cambridge Contemporary Art. I was fortunate to catch the exhibition before it closed, it consisted of large and small scale prints by both artists, the majority of which were inspired by nature. For me there were too many pieces that I liked to be able to list any highlights! Cambridge Contemporary Art is a gallery/shop which regularly stock original prints and artworks by printmakers. If you are interested in finding out more about Angie Lewin and Carry Akroyd please visit the links below:

www.angielewin.co.uk             

www.carryakroyd.co.uk

Winning Entry For CSV ‘Young People Can Do Great Things…’ Poster Competition

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 clear and memorable graphic. I like the way the designer has used colour to enhance the text and speak directly to the viewer.’ Read about the competition here.

View my entry for the CSV ‘Young People Can Do Great Things…’ poster competition.

CSV ‘Young People Can Do Great Things…’ Poster Competition

alyx_hardy_csvposterI 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 is a linocut with digital text. Find out more about the competition here.