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christmas card Christmas Pudding

Christmas cards

I have just posted my handprinted Christmas cards to a few customers. The 2018 motifs are ‘Christmas Pudding’ and ‘Rocking Horse’. I still have a number of ‘Christmas Pudding’ cards available: 5″ x 7″, printed on 350gsm paper, blank inside. £4, envelope included, s/h extra. Please send me a message if you would like to […]

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Willow orange closeup. Block print on fabric

Workshop: fabric printing with found objects

New workshop! Next week it’s BRAW: Blairgowrie and Rattray Arts Week. A week of art, craft, drama, music with arts and crafts demonstrations, concerts, exhibitions. I’ll be leading a workshop where you can learn how to decorate fabric (recycled or new cotton shopping bags) using fabric paint and stamps made from found objects. The venue […]

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Bicycle. Linoprint

Printmaking: linoprint

I have made a new linoprint, called “My Bicycle”. It honours Grant Murdoch of the Coupar Angus Cycling Hub who spent two weeks cycling around Scotland in April, covering 1,500 miles in order to raise funds for a cycle training pump track at Larghan Park in Coupar Angus. Original prints and greeting cards of “My […]

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Fields. Reduction linoprint

Printmaking: reduction linoprint

At the moment I am developing a new series of reduction linoprints with a more abstract angle. They will feature in my next exhibition in Fortingall in the Scottish Highlands, near Aberfeldy. I am so pleased to have been accepted as one of the participating artists at Fortingall Summer Exhibition 2017. (more…)

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Rainy Day. Woodblock print

Printmaking: woodblock printing

I like woodblock printing because it incorporates in the printed image the texture of wood grain, adding some unpredictability to the print. After taking a class at Dundee’s DCA I cut this woodblock, using plywood board and various cutting knives together with some standard linocutting tools. (more…)

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Blackfriars London. Drypoint print

Printmaking: intaglio print

London: walking along the Thames from the Tate Modern Gallery to the Oxo Tower, one passes under Blackfriars Bridge. The intricate construction details of its arches have always fascinated me, and I chose them as a motif for a small drypoint print. (more…)

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The Star. Linoprint

Season’s greetings

To all visitors of my new website: Happy Holidays and a prosperous New Year! Check back in 2017 to see what’s being created in my studio. You will find new original prints and paintings, and card reproductions of many motifs (among them this Christmas scene). (more…)

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