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* 19/04/21: Printing progress

After discussing my first prints for the Riso with Srin last week, I wanted to get more hands on e.g. think about layering, the formation of colours and possibly text. I created these stencils with no bitmap to play around […]

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Biscuit Bribery

Trying to get a man with dementia to do anything is difficult. Trying to get him to work on anything for more than 5 minutes is impossible. My grandad can become stubborn when he gets fed up about doing something. […]

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Tractor

The Tractor, one of my grandad’s all-time favorite vehicles. A vehicle that he spent most of his adult life driving. He became a collector, purchasing vintage tractors that he could then restore. This paper tractor I made as an experiment […]

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Chemo treatment starts again

I’ve restarted chemo treatment after it being suspended due to covid-19 restrictions (which I have to say the consultant was very fuzzy about), so here is the first drawing of series 2, 12 May 2020. There was another patient also […]

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More lino printing

Just some pics of my lino prints using oil-based inks on Chinese book pages (I won the books as a prize ages ago when studying Chinese at Cambridge). For the red images I tried black over red then red over […]

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inspired by Picasso

      A page from Picasso’s sketchbook Can’t believe I haven’t blogged since Nov. 2019 !!! Been rather busy I suppose. But had to report on the visit to The RA. I was persuaded by my daughter to go […]

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Boo

So I didn’t get the DYCP grant as other applications were preferred. The silver lining is that I am not under pressure to deliver a project … although the work I wanted to do for the project is work I […]

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Two trees

This time it was Greg’s turn to “pick a tree” and he wanted to explore the relationship between trees growing near each other. The weather was terrible but we braved the rain and incorporated it into the work, though did […]

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Re-working old work

I have been going through some of my mono prints and realise that they are not quite enough on their own, so I have been working over them, which I also realise is what a lot of printmakers do… While […]

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Playing the field

Following on from my large paper collages combined with paint, I have moved on for a bit to working on small archival pieces of paper. I was given a small bundle of these a few years ago when I did […]

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Staying in

Wet and windy outside so staying in and working in pen and acrylic markers, using roughly printed shapes on Chinese calligraphy paper with some of the ready-made lines picked out ¬†and then an all-over drawing of leaf shapes in white […]

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