Monthly archive: November 2011
Back by popular demand! I’ve made my Bear on a Bike print into a linocut and it’s available to buy now from my Etsy shop. Available with a pink or green bicycle. A perfect gift for any animal lover.
Now and then I get questions from followers of this blog about linocut techniques, tools or printing issues. Although I don’t pretend to know everything there is to know about linocut (that’s one of my life goals!) I’m happy to help if I can and I welcome other linocut artists to add their help and […]
For the last fourteen years Dave Buchen has been making a linocut calendar with a different linocut for each month of the year. Here are a few tasters. You can buy the calendar from Dave’s website here He also made this linocut of this man, which is nice and disturbing: Anyone else who has interesting […]
The three C S Forester books I did cover illustrations for a few months ago (for Penguin) are finally out today. The Pursued is a recently discovered thriller written in 1935 which is being published for the first time (in hardback). Two other C S Forester books are being re-released at the same time: Payment […]
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 […]
Learning LinocutA Comprehensive Guide to the Art of Relief Printing through Linocut by Susan Yeates There is a woeful shortage of good books about linocut so I have to admit I may have got a little overexcited when I found out about this new release, written by artist and educator Susan Yeates. The book sets […]