Yesterday I ran my first workshop for some Margate friends at Hello Print Studio. It felt amazing to finally have the space and equipment to teach printmaking again.
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 […]
I’m in the early stages of setting up my own printmaking studio in Margate, my new home. It’s a great little town by the sea on the North Kent coast and I think it will be perfect for running printmaking workshops, both for the locals and for visitors (I’m thinking week-long courses in the summer). […]
I am planning to run a series of linocut workshops and other printmaking workshops like etching and possibly screenprinting over the next year here in Margate. One idea is to run two kinds of printmaking workshops – evening classes for local printmakers and weekend classes for artists from further afield, like London. At the moment […]
As I begin my first calendar year in Margate I thought I’d write a quick post about my plans for world linocut domination in 2012. To set the scene here is a lovely shot from Margate beach of the Harbour Arm and Turner Contemporary. Having established that Margate is, indeed, a lovely and exciting place […]