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Colour linocut workshop at Art Academy London

My colour linocut workshop at Art Academy London has just finished; four days of learning about mixing and layering colour and making multi block linocuts. The Art Academy is near London Bridge, a stone’s throw from Borough Market and every printmaker’s favourite supplier, Intaglio Printmaker (I took the students there at lunchtime on day two […]

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New linocut print – Deep Sea Diver

My deep sea diver print is finally finished! It’s the first multi-coloured linocut I’ve made for ages, and the biggest. I’ve made bigger prints, like the T-Rex and Dodo, but used screenprint for the colours on those. This time I had to print and register seven separate lino blocks. Below is a photo showing the […]

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Deep Sea Diver linocut in progress

My linocut of a deep sea diver is coming along. I’m going to try and finish it this week and also to finish the film I have been making of my working process, from carving the block through to printing. I am still trying out colour combinations and deciding whether to add fish to the […]

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Linocut, Linolschnitt, ЛИНОГРАВЮРА, gravure sur linoléum.

Did you know the Russian for linocut is ЛИНОГРАВЮРА? No, me neither. I didn’t even know my computer spoke Russian. Anyway, it does, and it has made me realise how anglo-centric my linocut experience is. In fact, our whole online experience is dictated by where we live and what language we speak. We think of […]

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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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Tom Huck Hillbilly Kama Sutra linocut portfolio

Every once in a while I come across something which totally blows me away (usually on the great blog Printeresting). Tom Huck’s linocut print series ‘The Hillbilly Kama Sutra‘ is one of those things. He describes it as ‘fifteen linoleum cuts, all hillbillies having horrible sex in horrible situations with horrible outcomes’. What more could […]

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Animated linocut by Raj Bunnag

Another linocut animation, this one by Raj Bunnag. The linocut print itself is 7.5 ft long and is viewed while moving it past your eyes by turning a crank. I found this via the excellent blog PRINTERESTING which  is full of unusual and inspiring stuff.

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Darrel Perkins linocuts

Every now and then to take a break from carving and printing linocuts I google ‘linocut’ just to see what happens (should I get out more? Almost certainly). Today’s search came up with Rhode Island based Illustrator Darrel Perkins. Below are a selection of my favourite prints from his website. Enjoy! It id what it […]

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Linoleum: The Cutting Edge – Bill Fick prints

These stunning linocuts arrived in the post last week from Bill Fick. They are for Linoleum: The Cutting Edge, an exhibition of large-scale linocuts and animations at HemingwayArt next month. The prints are bigger than they look in the photo – that’s an A0 size planchest they’re sitting on! Can’t wait to get them framed […]

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Jarvis Cocker portrait in linocut

I’ve finally got round to carving and printing my portrait of Jarvis Cocker. It is one of a series of linocut portraits of geek heroes. I have also done Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock (see below). Both are available from my Etsy shop: Buy your Jarvis Cocker print! Buy your Benedict Cumberbatch print! You can click […]

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