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Some new lithographs..   Top to bottom, Notre Dame (from the series “50 Towers”), 36×28 cm, kitchen lithography with hand colouring, edition of 8 Le Mont-Saint-Michel (from the series “50 Towers”), 28×36 cm, kitchen lithography, monoprint and hand colouring, edition of 7 Nelson’s Column (from the series “50 Towers”), 36×28 cm, kitchen lithography with hand colouring, […]

Arromanches Lithograph

June 5th, 2014

D-Day, 70 years ago today. Here’s a lithograph I made after I visited Arromanches recently. Many of these large concrete structures were made in Portsmouth where I live, and towed to France to be used as Mulberry Harbours. “Arrow” was the code name for the port at Arromanches and “Golden” was a reference to the […]

Albert Irvin OBE celebrations

November 29th, 2013

Albert Irvin receives an OBE in the Queen’s Honours List! Great to be able to share in Bert and his wonderful family’s celebrations at Advanced Graphics, and view his impressive oeuvre in the medium of printmaking, going back a couple of decades. As a student I would eagerly anticipate his inspiring and encouraging tutorials on […]

Creating Balance Project

June 11th, 2013

Neal Layton and I are very excited to be participating in the Creating Balance Project:  a new, collaborative project with Anglepoise®, Strong Island & The University of Portsmouth celebrating a design classic and local creativity in Portsmouth. 10 artists/designers have been twinned with 10 photographers and an Anglepoise® light. We’ve been teamed up with photographers Gemma and Philippa from […]

A new space in an old shed – constructing the space and putting up a show in preparation for the launch…

In the studio

May 16th, 2013

Preparing mono prints for the inaugural Shedshow.

Opens tonight for a private viewing before 2500 postcard sized artworks go on sale on 23 March. Collectors find out the artist’s identity after they have made their purchase. Proceeds go to the student fund which helped me out when I studied at the RCA. http://home.secret.rca.ac.uk/index.html … At work in the studio a few weeks […]

Printing Lithographs

February 9th, 2013

Printing a lithograph of Le Mont Saint Michel, one of a series of drawings made in France on discontinued paper litho plates… The readymixed solution for printing them had gone mouldy, so after a consultation with Robin Smart (head lithography technician at the RCA) I developed this method which proved workable: – 150ml gum arabic/ […]

In the Studio…

January 9th, 2013

…printing monoprint layer backgrounds for a new series of lithographs. The floor vinyl is working well as an alternative blanket.

Hand printed artworks at the 5th Annual King Street Tavern Art and Craft Fair in Portsmouth tomorrow. With Neal Layton, The Caravan Gallery and Petting Zoo…

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