Fundraiser Reduction Print

I made a two colour reduction linocut to sell as a fundraiser for the Red Cross Ukraine crisis appeal. I have sold out now, but the money that was donated came to £410. A print was given to anyone who gave money to charity. My target was £300, but people were very generous. Thank youContinue reading “Fundraiser Reduction Print”

Heart Vase

This is a new reduction linocut of some flowers in a vase. It’s soooo bright and colourful. The photo is quite faithful to how the print appears in real life. I’ve mixed my own pinks and purple rather than using pigment straight from the tube. It was so satisfying to do. These are dry now.Continue reading “Heart Vase”

Two colour linocut print

The solstice House Instead of a reduction print I thought I would try a design using two pieces of lino scraps. I made two separate blocks, a blue and beige design of a cute little night time cottage. I added a lot of extender to my printing inks, so where the layers of colour overlapContinue reading “Two colour linocut print”

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”

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”