Monday, 15 December 2014

I'm working on several things at the moment. This is a sketch for an etching I am planning to do next year.

Saturday, 6 December 2014

Count your blessings XIV, etching, 13x16cm, edition 30, now available in my shop

Thursday, 27 November 2014

 This is my etching for the annual East London Printmakers box set. The title is "Lead us not into temptation", image size 20x20cm on 30x30cm paper. I have a few spares available in my shop

Thursday, 13 November 2014

Count Your Blessings XI, 13x16cm, etching, available from my shop

Saturday, 11 October 2014

Have been busy editioning my ELP box set print this week but I'm not revealing it until 25 November so here is a little pencil sketch.
I am currently showing in work in the following shows:
Why War at the Freud museum in London until 19 October.
East Meets West at the 286 Gallery Earls Court Road, London until 29 October
Cank Street Gallery Open Exhibition in Leicester until 25 October
P2P at the Phoenix Cinema in Leicester until 12 December.
Misbehaviour at the CMR gallery in Redruth, Cornwall until 29 October

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

No new work recently so here is a picture of a man about to be consumed by autumn which started today according to google.

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Foul bunch-back'd toad, etching, 30x45cm.

Monday, 11 August 2014

Artwork - Human Resources etched and cut lino Print | Steve Edwards - etched and cut lino
Also went to the Why War exhibition at the Freud Museum in which I am taking part. This lovely linocut by Steve Edwards is also in the show.

Last week I went to see Mark Andrew Webber's solo show in Redchurch Street where he was printing his giant map of Berlin. Extraordinary work.

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Elvish-Mark’d, Abortive, Rooting Hog, 30x45cm. This a new etching for Leicester Print Workshop's P2P exhibition later this year. It is the first part of a triptych representing a bestiary from Shakespeare's Richard III.

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Sketch for the week.

Monday, 14 July 2014

Another old 24 Hours of Bad Luck etching, 10 x 13cm.

Monday, 7 July 2014

I'm working on a BIG etching at the moment so no new work this week. This is an old one from my 24 Hours of Bad Luck series, 10x13cm. You can buy this one on my etsy shop for a pittance.

Monday, 30 June 2014

I have started concertedly working towards making new etchings for the P2P exhibition with Leicester Print Workshop. This is an early sketch.

Saturday, 14 June 2014

Lovely weekend at Art House in Leicester last week meeting lots of very nice people. Thanks to fellow artists and the visitors for the support and interest.
I have been recovering from the hard work by doing some drawing. The working title for this one is Lead us not into temptation....I can feel another series coming on.

Monday, 2 June 2014

Four days to go to Art House - an abundance of great stuff to see in artists' houses in Leicester. There is even a dedicated bus service and a guided bike ride. I will be showing work at 12 Pendene Road.

Monday, 26 May 2014

This is a bit of an etching that I am battling with. I am redoing the rest of the plate in an attempt to salvage it.

Monday, 19 May 2014

An etching I did a while back from a series "Illustrations from an Unwritten Story", 15x20cm.

Monday, 12 May 2014

The latest in the series, Count Your Blessings VII, Etching, 13x16cm.

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Count Your Blessings III, etching 13x16cm.

Monday, 28 April 2014

Another etching in my Count Your Blessings series, 13x16cm. This is one I did a while ago and reworked. There are elements I like but I'm not sure it is entirely successful.

Monday, 21 April 2014

No new prints this week so here is an old drawing which accurately portrays the kind of week I've had.

Monday, 14 April 2014

My new artist's book "Pole Dancing" is now finished. It is digitally printed; has 28 pages including the cover; is 21cm x 14.8cm; and is an edition of 100. I will be showing it later in the year at various book art fairs and exhibitions. It comes with a nice little protractor so you can interact with it.

Monday, 7 April 2014

This is an etching I did a few years ago as part of a series "13 Illustrations for an Unwritten Story". I used a bit of an old law book for the Chine-collé and there is a bit of aquatint and soft ground in there as well. The image is 15x20cm.

Monday, 31 March 2014

I have been invited to contribute to the 2014 box set for so I have made this new linocut, "The Shaggy Beast of La Ferté-Bernard", 18x18cm. It is another being inspired by Borges's "The Book of Imaginary Beings".

Monday, 24 March 2014

This is the latest in my "Count your blessings" series. It is now available on my Etsy shop

Monday, 17 March 2014

No new prints finished this week so I'm posting these images which I did last year for Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion. There were 18 images in all which I had to finish in about three weeks. It was intense but I was happy with the result.

Monday, 10 March 2014

A shot from our Half Cut exhibition at Stour Space in Hackney Wick. This is the work of Sean Starwars who makes wonderful and vibrant woodcuts.

Another in the "Count your blessings" series, also 13x16cm.

Monday, 3 March 2014

I am working on a series of small etchings called "Count your blessings", 13x16cm. I'm not happy with the quality of this print so I'll be reprinting it later this week.

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Unicorn II, linocut, 25x30cm.
I will be taking part in an exhibition of linocuts and woodcuts curated by the great Nick Morley at Stour Space next week from 7-31st of March. For further details see Nick's blog

Sunday, 23 February 2014

The Rainbird, 25x30cm. This is one of three of my linocuts on show Open 25 at the New Walk Museum and Art Gallery in Leicester. These are part of my series inspired by the Book of Imaginary Beings by Jorge Luis Borges. The exhibition includes interesting work by artists from the East Midlands, is free and runs until the 27th April. The New Walk Gallery has a beautiful collection of Picasso ceramics.