During May 2010 a sea trip was made to the West coast of Scotland. Travelling aboard Taraka a Dutch Rogger built in 1976
Another set of Japanese water based woodblock prints – as previously, these are all unique prints rather than editions.
A series of small works recently undertaken using wood blocks and water based colours, printed on Japanese papers. These Japanese water based woodblock prints are made using a variety of hard and soft wood blocks giving a variety of grain effects.
Over two weekends – 29th and 30th of May – 4th 5th & 6th June – Exhibition of prints in Cockenzie House as part of the 5th annual 3 Harbours Arts Festival – open from 11.00 to 18.00 – Venue number 54 at 22 Edinburgh Road. “Art in Unusual Places ” Prestonpans, Cockenzie and Port Seton […]
Annual Exhibition 2010 of the SSA held in the Royal Scottish Academy building on The Mound in Edinburgh. Two recent works being shown – Linear VI – a four plate, five colour etching using drypoint, spit bite and solarplate techniques. The second piece is – Solar IV – again multi plate etching, three plate, three […]
Art in the open air! I will be attending the Urban Art Fair Brixton during July – weekend of 17th & 18th – Josephine Avenue, Brixton, London SW2. This out door art fair is ever more popular with artists and public alike – let’s hope the sun shines! Following are some letterpress prints just completed to […]
The following images have been created to be printed using archival inkjet on Somerset and Hahnemule papers. Printed at Edinburgh Printmakers on a new Epson Stylus Pro 9880 they offer exhibition quality prints at an affordable price. They will be made available in this sites Print Shop as signed editions of 100. Affordable, contemporary original prints.
Recent new works – some still in proofing stages or ongoing works, some now finished, plus some new woodblocks.
The first prints from the first engraved and sand blasted plates – all went well – no broken plates!! Very vibrant colours and brilliant paper white.
Series of prints created as multi-plate prints using drypoint, photo-etch and solarplate. The artwork for these images was drawn onto glass plates which had previously been sand blasted with part of the image. These glass plates were then used as the masters to make the solarplate and etch plates. As the series progresses the sandblacsting […]