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Cogs and Pipes. Linoprint

Perthshire Open Studios 2018

Perthshire Open Studios 2018 – this year I am going to share space with painter Stewart Graham and jeweller Sheila Roussel. Stewart’s studio in Alyth is listed as #14 orange route in the event brochure, already available in many shops, cafés, libraries all over Perth & Kinross. A selection of my linoprints will be on […]

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Highland Loch. Reduction linoprint

Exhibition: Pitlochry Art Walk

Next opportunity to see some of my linoprints: Pitlochry Art Walk – local artists display paintings, prints, textiles, ceramics, photography in a variety of venues on Pitlochry’s main street. For a route map and opening hours click here Pitlochry, Highland Perthshire Sat 9 June – Sat 16 June (my venue is #8 Coffee Break, open […]

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Refrigeration Machine. Hand coloured linoprint

Printmaking: linoprint Refrigeration Machine

The first print from my studio in 2018: a linoprint based on a photo of the refrigeration unit of an ice cream maker in South Wales, just outside Machen near Caerphilly. Machines like this fascinate me with their mysterious cables, switches, metal grills, pipes. I went a few times to the ice cream parlour on […]

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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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linoprint of buildings

Printmaking: linoprints

I’m working on a series of linoprints for Perth and Kinross Creates, a group exhibition at Perth Museum and Art Gallery in October 2016. Artists were asked to submit proposals for work they wanted to show, preferably work based on the museum’s collections. (more…)

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Plums on Plate. Oil on canvasboard

Exhibition at Botanic Garden, Dundee

Inside Out: my new exhibition at the Botanic Garden in Dundee. Coupar Angus artist Roz Arno-Button and I will be showing paintings, prints and fabric pieces of exterior and interior views, focusing on kitchen and garden. Spend an afternoon in the Botanic Garden, sit in the sunny café and visit the art gallery! (more…)

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