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Linocuts and other goodies

As well as making linocut prints I love looking at linocuts by other artists and even collecting a few. I particularly like finding artists and designers who use linocut in totally different ways to me. Prints are a great way for people to buy affordable, original art and as an artist you can even get […]

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Linoleum exhibition at HemingwayArt Oxford

Linoleum: The Cutting Edge, an exhibition of linocut prints, animation and other lino-based art opens tomorrow at HemingwayArt gallery, Oxford. I’ve spent the last three days hanging framed prints, formatting videos and installing Mark Andrew Webber‘s piece which hangs across the ceiling of one of the gallery rooms. Mark Andrew Webber with his installation Other […]

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Reduction linocuts of LA neon signs by Dave Lefner

I just found this amazing video of linocut artist Dave Lefner. Dave makes linocuts using the reduction printing technique, a high-risk and painstaking process. This video by Ric Serena is beautifully shot and really shows linocut at its colourful best. I love the way Dave is using linocut to capture the beauty of those old […]

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More thoughts on what to name my new studio

Thank you to everyone who has given me feedback on what to call my new printmaking studio in Margate. So far the clear leader is ‘Print Station’ or a variable thereof. I like it a lot, it sounds like a no-nonsense studio where you can go and get some printing done. Unfortunately that’s exactly what […]

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Leeds Print Festival 2012 Just found out about Leeds Print Festival which is on next week. It looks really good! Exhibitions, talks, workshops, open studios and performances… Leeds Print Festival26 – 31 January 2012 Exhibition27th to 31st January 2012 We celebrate the advent of Leeds Print Festival with an exhibition of innovative print works from […]

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Linocut finds from Flickr

I regularly search flickr for interesting linocuts by random people and I run a flickr group called Linocut – a cutting-edge artform (clever, eh?) Here are a few of my favourite prints by artists I’ve found. I’ve picked prints that illustrate the huge variety of possibilities there are with linocut. Enjoy! Thomas Shahan – Zeus […]

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Linocut workshop in Italy

Linocut – Illustrated Narratives Five-day workshop at Opificio della Rosa, Montefiore Conca. Last week I got back from an inspiring and hugely enjoyable week teaching in a printmaking workshop in a medieval castle near Rimini on the Adriatic coast of Italy. The workshop was one of a series organised by Umberto Giovannini in conjunction with […]

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Lovely new studio in Margate

Here are some pics of my lovely new studio in Margate. It is the first time I have had a space all to myself and it is LOVELY! I shall be making lots of linocuts here as well as continuing my illustration work (I’m currently doing some drawings for the new Frankie Boyle book). The […]

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