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Making the Portrait-Placards

Here’s the plan for what I’ll be making for the commission. It’s emerged quite slowly. I’m generally surprised at the amount of time it takes me to develop work. I spend equal amounts of thinking and making. My process is […]

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“A Frictionless Society”

“Our vision of the future is a FRICTIONLESS SOCIETY – where your face is your secure method of triggering other multiple day to day events. There will be no requirement for keys to enter your house, space facility or car, […]

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Beginner’s luck?

I guess there was a certain amount of beginner’s luck with my first ever cyanotype made from a quick and rough drawing on acetate last week. The fact that it was raining and there wasn’t much sun was maybe a […]

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Now Showing #293: The week’s top exhibitions

A selection of recommended shows, including: Rhona Mühlebach testing parameters of video installation at Intermedia, CCA Glasgow; Zoë Power’s bold printmaking at That Art Gallery, Bristol; parasitical perspectives with Rod Dillon and Jen Southern at University of Dundee’s LifeSpace.

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Exploring Wood Textures: Apple Print

I love the texture of wood, and have been exploring using the grain of different timbers to create texture prints. This is my latest print, exploring English Ash wood.

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Dover Print Club

I have lost one artist from the studio so decided to experiment with a new print club in the studio – not for etching or anything like that, mainly monotypes, some small scale screen printing, lino prints and so on…. […]

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Panopticon: Automatic Facial Recognition

Panopticon .. that’s a new word for me. It is satisfying to say and particularly in the context of the area of automatic facial recognition (AFR), gratifying to learn about. I was drawn to the Wikipedia page on the Panopticon […]

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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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Easter bunnies

I guess it’s time to make Easter cards – a bit late maybe but they seem to be drying. Water-based inks can be very very slow to dry. As well as cutting up “failed” works for cards, seasonal card-making is […]

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Craig Proud

Craig is one of the two people behind dizzy ink, probably the most prolific artistic enterprise in Nottingham at the moment. Dizzy ink is a printing and printmaking service. What sets them apart is the use of risographs. A risograph […]

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Weather-rings I

A selection of drawings from a series of ‘books in a day’. These images come from a book of weather and are connected in spirit to the wind drawings that I have been making since 2014.

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Learning and Printing

A blog documenting my experiences studying an MA in Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking at the University of the West of England, Bristol.

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Plants and Printmaking

I had a great but tiring day at Canterbury Cathedral last Monday (25 April)* The talk gave a good general background to plants at the Cathedral and beyond and I was so pleased to see the historical global connections for […]

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