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Printmaking Competition – win £250 of Caligo Safewash inks

Jackson’s Art Supplies have invited me to judge a printmaking competition on the theme ‘Impressions of Nature’. The winner will receive a prize of £250 of Caligo Safewash inks (my personal favourites for printing linocuts) and the ‘People’s Choice’ winner chosen by public vote will win £150 worth of Jackson’s gift vouchers. There are gift […]

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Sgraffito plate

Linocut and clay workshop

One of my aims for this year was to collaborate with other artists. Hello Print Studio provides the perfect setting for this. Hello is the printmaking studio I set up last year in Margate and is housed at Resort Studios, an open-plan multi-disciplinary space with a constant stream of creative minds flowing in and out. […]

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Castle Montefiore Conca

Linocut and letterpress workshop in Italy

Linocut and letterpress workshop at Opificio della Rosa I have just got back from Italy where I was running a linocut and letterpress workshop at Opificio della Rosa, Montefiore Conca. This is the third year I have run the course and it was as fun as ever playing with wooden blocks in an old castle […]

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Pushing Print festival and Hello Print Studio Open Day

This weekend Margate sees the opening of Pushing Print 2013, a festival of printmaking with an exhibition, talks and workshops and a Giant Print event with steam roller printing. On Saturday 5th Oct I am also running an Open Day at Hello Print Studio, where you will be able to screenprint your own tea-towel, buy […]

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Linocut & Letterpress workshop at Opificio della Rosa 2013

I’ve just returned from Italy where I was teaching a linocut and letterpress workshop at Opificio della Rosa, a beautiful printmaking studio in a castle. The aim of the workshop was to produce a book, based on a narrative which each student had chosen. The first two days were spent learning how to make marks […]

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First workshop at Hello Print Studio

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.

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Pushing Print exhibition and Giant Print event in Margate

I’ve been busy helping organise Pushing Print, an annual festival of printmaking in Margate, where I live. Pushing Print is now in its fourth year and it’s even bigger and better. Last year I curated Big Ass, an exhibition of linocuts, which included eight artists from three countries and went on to three other venues […]

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Linocut workshop with KALEID editions

Last week I ran a linocut workshop with KALEID editions at The Art Academy in London. The workshop coincided with KALEID 2012, an exhibition and artists’ books fair organised by my good friend and artists’ books guru, Victoria Browne. The event showcased the best books from around Europe and drew a large and enthusiastic crowd. […]

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Bick Fill talks about his series of Monster linocuts

Another great video of Bill Fick, this time talking about why he makes linocuts of monsters and people’s preconceptions about what kind of artist would make such images. There’s also some nice footage of him working in the studio. Bill Fick’s linocuts featured in a travelling exhibition I curated over the last year. Most recently […]

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Linocut workshops this summer

I’m running several linocut workshops this summer, both in London and in Italy. You can visit my workshops page on this blog to keep up to date and if you subscribe to my email newsletter I’ll keep you posted with regular (but not too frequent!) bulletins. On 28th July I’m running a linocut flickbook workshop […]

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