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Waxing lyrical

July 24, 2011


You didn’t think I just did the ‘Birds of Paradise’ prints did you? Here is my second ever lino print based on a kind of macro view of  Geraldton Wax – now hand-coloured with inks. The colour scheme is totally my own (the poor things don’t come in yellow) so went for a complementary one, in colours I […]

Birds of Paradise

July 17, 2011


If you have an exceptional memory you may remember that in my New Prints – peek post, part of one of these linoprints featured. I always intended to colour these later and that’s what I spent a rainy Sunday afternoon doing last weekend. This was my first experience of inks and I used Dr.Martin’s India […]

New prints – peek

May 14, 2011


This is a small pictorial summary of my day at the studio minus the messy ink rolling and cleaning up bits. It was fun to hang up all my prints on the ‘washing line’; it was pretty full once I’d finished. And there may have been some singing along to my iPod prior to the arrival […]

Down to the wire

May 7, 2011


It never ceases to amaze me how productive a deadline can make one. Me, in particular. Tomorrow I have booked the Printmakers Assoc studio so I can use their beautiful big etching press. This afternoon there was a veritable lino frenzy as scraps went flying… I spent Tuesday afternoon cutting up suitable sizes and drawing […]

Wide Open Road

March 6, 2011


Do you ever feel like busting out? Well today my friend Jules and I did. In a relaxed, we’ve-got-no-agenda kind of way. With a ‘we-can-go-wherever-the-road-takes-us-and-who-cares-where-we-end-up’ type of abandon. Sure, we only had 9 hrs, but I think it’s the attitude that counts, right? I thought I’d illustrate this with one of my more recent lino prints based […]