The Chalice

The Chalice is surrounded by stylised depictions of foxglove, deadly nightshade, hemlock and wolfsbane plants. Who does this cup belong to? What is in the bottle? The poisoned chalice appears, at first, to be an honour, but in time becomes a myriad of difficult problems. It’s a curse! The phrase is found originally in Shakespeare’sContinue reading “The Chalice”

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”