August 9, 2019

At long last and after a lot of design and preparation work, this otter print is finished.
A varied edition again, printed using Caligo Safewash inks onto Somerset satin paper. There are three main colourways, one ochre, one blue and one a range of greens and blues.


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May 17, 2019

I've not long finished a linocut print of my old cat Buzz. He spent most of his last summer, sleeping and taking it easy, in a small patch of bindweed onder an old vine in a corner of the garden.

Like many cats he liked to circle round until things were nice and soft fo...

March 29, 2019

I'm just starting to edition my latest print 'The Fox on the Mountain'. It is a simple four colour reduction print. I've been wanting to do something that includes one of the stanted and contorted trees from the local hillside as part of a linocut print for a while. It...

December 31, 2018

2018 was a year of painting trees for me. Some have already gone to good homes and some will be on show in the Cric New Year exhibition.

 And most of my linocuts have been of animals

November 14, 2018

Red Kite from above, flying over a snowy early morning landscape

July 9, 2018

I've been slowly developing a design for a linocut of a Greenman for a couple of months. A Greenman is a mythological image/character that can be found in many churches and Cathedrals. There are many theories about the origin and meaning of of the image, with connectio...

March 1, 2018

Otters have been sighted in the River Usk, in the valley where I have my studio space, for several years now. I’ve only been lucky enough to catch brief glimpses out of the corner of an eye. I’ve heard stories in past years of them swimming under the bridge in Crickhow...

February 14, 2018

This is a design for a Mermaid that I've been working on for a while now. It is similar to a design I completed a few years ago of a Merman.

I drew and painted the design using tones of blue. This has started to be my usual way of working when I intend to make a re...

February 3, 2018

I was very happy to see my art and that of other artists on show show at the excellent Craft Renaissance Gallery. Very busy this afternoon for the 're-launch'.

Hopefully I shall be showing a  veriety of work there over the next few months.
Thank you to Hele and Rob and...

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