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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-MichelĀ (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 […]

Varnishing Day

June 4th, 2014

Historically Varnishing Day was a last chance for artists to view and varnish their work, before the exhibition opened to the public. Turner famously made substantial amendments to his paintings. I didn’t see anyone modifying their work today, but many participants had turned out to celebrate the occasion. A steel band stopped traffic on Piccadilly […]

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.

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