My friend Steve Edwards has been making etching lino prints for a number of years. By applying caustic paste to the linoleum with brushes, cotton buds and other tools he is able to create a wide range of textures and marks. When I visited East London Printmakers studio yesterday he was working on some new […]
Here are a couple of new illustrations of characters riding bikes. The oulines are linocuts and the colours and backgrounds were added using linocut textures scanned into my computer and manipulated with photoshop.
One of my own prints – this was my entry in last year’s Miniature Prints exhibition. I wanted to see how detailed I could get with the cutting. Even I was pleasantly surprised but the fineness of the marks possible. The print only measures 12 x 8cm. See more of my animal prints here
Steve Edwards is a fellow member of East London Printmakers and an artist who really pushes what can be done with lino. He often uses caustic soda to etch the lino, producing various textures to great effect. He also works on a large scale, which gives the prints a real presence. This one is from […]