Category Archives: New Work

Festive Jumper

This  simple lino cut is my Christmas card design – a warm red jumper with holly motif.  I love wool, woolly jumpers and knitting. As I have just resumed knitting a jumper which I started knitting over 6 years ago … Continue reading

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Cranes

I have been obsessed by the Dockyard cranes for some time. ‘Cranescape’ is one of my favourites. I have recently been working on an etching which combines the cranes with naval ships.  ‘Daring’ is a work in progress – it … Continue reading

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Rapt, an Edition.

I have just completed an edition of Linocut prints which I have decided to call ‘Rapt’.  The image is based on a sculpture I saw at the annual exhibition in Chichester Cathedral Cloisters.  The sculpture by Kate Denson and is … Continue reading

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Pink Pompey

Portsmouth is a very macho kind of town.  All hairy knuckles and naval warfare, tattoos and booze.  It’s almost as if there is something to  hide.  Something a little bit camp just waiting to come to the surface. I have … Continue reading

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Sewing the Wind & Reaping the Whirlwind

Continuing my schoolboy morbid fascination with World War 2 and the horrors of mass bombing.  In the Lancaster bomber, trapped in a searchlight, seven airmen face mortal peril.  Down at ground level it’s no picnic either.  The city is ablaze … Continue reading

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Cyle Forum Logos

We’ve been trying to invent a new logo for the cycle forum.  It’s been painful but at least it gave me a pattern to play with when I wanted to try some easy cut lino.

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Back at Omega

Another good day at Omega Printmakers today.  We are preparing for the November exhibition.  I made yet more bikes. In fact this picture is the story of my life in bikes – my Autobikography. The exhibition is at Portsmouth Central … Continue reading

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Ten:Ten

Firstly, let me say that I think that the 10:10 campaign to try to reduce the carbon we put into the atmosphere by 10% by 2010 is extremely laudable.  I have even signed up to it. However (there had to … Continue reading

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Career Break – An Edition

I have printed up an edition of 15 prints of ‘Career Break’, and they are for sale at £15 each.  A nice fun linocut print for a bargain price, what could be better.  They are printed on Somerset White Satin … Continue reading

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Printmaking at Omega

We spent the day printing at Omega Printmakers in Portsmouth today.  It’s a really nice studio with a fantastic Albion Press for relief printing, which is what I was doing. I spent my time playing with Linocuts of bikes and … Continue reading

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