Winter Barn Owl Reduction Print now on sale

I have added a new listing to my Etsy shop. This reduction print of a winter barn owl. A snowy scene for your walls, just in time for Christmas (great if you are looking for gifts for nature lovers). If you are interested in how I created this limited edition linocut you can read aContinue reading “Winter Barn Owl Reduction Print now on sale”

Winter Barn Owl

An outline of my process when I create a linocut reduction print Firstly I make a sketch in my sketchbook using colour pencils. A different colour for each layer. I trace the image using carbon paper onto my lino. I used Japanese lino for this print. It is double sided, so it can be usedContinue reading “Winter Barn Owl”

Small Steps To Being Creative In Your Local Community

Do you feel like you even belong to your local community? Do you get the feeling that you’re engaging less with your neighbours? Maybe you’re interacting more with strangers on social media. Perhaps with people who you haven’t even met with face to face. We have our immediate family, our work colleagues or school friends,Continue reading “Small Steps To Being Creative In Your Local Community”

Tips: Photographing Linoprints for Your Online Shop

Some super quick tips about photographing lino print art (or any art I guess!) to sell. I’m sharing examples from my own shop. Who Is Your Ideal Customer? Style the Setting to Appeal to their Imagination The Verdant Man is a piece of work for nature lovers and the eco-conscious.  He is inspired by nature,Continue reading “Tips: Photographing Linoprints for Your Online Shop”

The Water Street Linoprint

A few years ago a work colleague moved house, to a village in Lancashire. I made her a linocut print for her cosy new home in the countryside. I really liked the little brief she gave me and it was a pleasure to work this linoprint. She is an adventurer and loves travelling. She hasContinue reading “The Water Street Linoprint”

Turtle Dove Reduction Linoprint

My latest print, ‘Turtle Dove’ is now available to buy from my linoprint shop. A Turtle Dove? Why? This is one of my favourite birds. It has a beautiful purring-like call and it is a gorgeous creature with pretty plumage. I’ve been practising the reduction method of linoprinting where each colour layer is printed fromContinue reading “Turtle Dove Reduction Linoprint”

Storing Printed Artwork

I’m making more and more. The prints are piling up. I have a chest of drawers where I keep artwork stacked and flat, but I am I storing artwork properly? I’m a self taught linocut artist who is still in the process of learning how to make stuff at home, working out how to keepContinue reading “Storing Printed Artwork”

New Listings on Etsy

This week, Fred the Lion, Mizzen the Unicorn (both printed on gorgeous cream zerkall paper) and May Flowers are available to buy from my Etsy shop. The trouble I have is that I enjoy the process of making things so much that I tend to neglect my online shop. Are you like that too? ItContinue reading “New Listings on Etsy”