My latest linocut, Party Pigeon, is now available from my shop. It is a three block print, with a colour blend on the background. I haven’t editioned this yet, the available print is an Artist Proof. I will be editioning it soon! Below are a few photos of the process of making the linocut. I […]
I’m working on my biggest linocut ever for the Big Steam Print event in Brighton on 22nd May. Big Steam Print is a project organised by Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft and I was invited to take part alongside such linocut nobility as Angie Lewin, Rob Ryan and Jonny Hannah. Selected artists were invited […]
Linocutting can be a slow process. In recent years I have taken on more and more complex projects and each time I kick myself when I am several weeks or months in and the end is still not in sight. I am currently working on a pretty big linocut of a pair of Mexican cowboys. […]
Thanks to Twitter I’ve just come across the linocuts of Ann Lewis. With a limited palette of muted colours she skillfully portrays the Welsh landscape. Her website also has a great page showing the step-by-step process of making a reduction linocut. Cwm Idwal – o’r A5 linocut Nant y Mynydd linocut (5 colour) […]
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 […]
My Dodo with a yoyo print is finished! It is a linocut and screenprint measuring 60 x 50cm and it will be available to buy from Material from the opening night of my exhibition “Nick Morley’s World of Wonder” on 15th April. Dodo prints on the drying rack Screenprinting table set up at East London […]
I recently did a cover illustration for Icon magazine. They have just posted a feature on their website about how I made the linocut. You can read the article here
Here’s a lovely little video I just found of Bill Fick (see earlier post here) making and printing a linocut. It shows the process from start to finish. I’m very jealous of his lovely studio and especially that electric press!! Anatomy of a Linocut by Bill Fick from Jim Haverkamp on Vimeo.