Monthly archive: June 2012
Linocut exhibition in London – last chance to see!
The little exhibition of linocuts I curated at Material in London ends on Friday, so hurry down there if you want to see it! As well as my work there are linocuts by Bill Fick, Wuon Gean Ho, Mark Andrew Webber, Scott Minzy and Carsten Nicolaus. A selection of prints in the exhibition As well […]
100,000 pageviews! 20% off Etsy offer
At this second in time I am very pleased to announce that I have had 99,934 pageviews on this blog. That means by tonight I will have reached a landmark 100,000. I know this is small in comparison to a lot of blogs but I’m pretty happy anyway! To celebrate this momentous occasion I am […]
Here are three little videos of flickbooks that were made at my Linocut Flickbook workshop with Jotta back in the spring. I will be running another one on 28th July in London. Keep your eyes on the Jotta website for details. For news of other upcoming workshops, visit my workshops page. The gecko one’s my […]
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.
Picasso and the Linocut
Here’s a nice short film about Picasso’s linocuts. Picasso worked closely with master printer Hidalgo Arnera in his studio in the south of France. Together they experimented with different printing methods and inks and developed the reduction printing technique which allowed a multi-layer print to be produced from a single block. Picasso and the Linocut […]
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 […]
Linocut exhibition and workshop in London
Exhibition and linocut workshop at Material Gallery, London A selection of the linocuts from the previous touring exhibition (Big Ass Linocuts / Linoleum – the Cutting Edge) will be showing at Material Gallery in Rivington Street, London from tonight until 29th June. Material Gallery Works include Mark Andrew Webber’s typographic map of London, Bill Fick’s […]
Linocut and letterpress residency in Italy
I just got back from Italy, where I was making a new artists book at Opificio della Rosa in Montefiore, near Rimini. This is the studio where I will be teaching a linocut and letterpress workshop in August. The studio is in this medieval castle: Montefiore castle Opificio della Rosa has an amazing collection of […]