Bedford Flea Market

My second art market at Bedford flea at St Paul’s Square is on Sunday 11 September. There are snazzy new market gazebos there too. Fingers are crossed for good weather but it’s nice to know they have us covered. It’s a busy creative market with a Local Produce section including a grown-not-flown florist, vegan smoothies,Continue reading “Bedford Flea Market”

Etsy Shop Update

Just a quick note to let you know that my Etsy shop has been updated. I have restocked some linocut prints and there are three new reduction prints that are now available to buy for the first time online. ‘Knight’, ‘Happy Hens’ and ‘Blue Vase’ are reduction linocut prints that I made this year. TheyContinue reading “Etsy Shop Update”

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”

Fox Linocut

This countryside fox (Vulpes vulpes) design is my latest linocut print and my last print of 2021. It’s in a traditional arts and crafts inspired vintage style. I used burnt sienna ink on cream printer’s paper (zerkhall paper). I call him Hubert the Fox. He’s available to buy from my shop now. The fox wentContinue reading “Fox Linocut”

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”

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”

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”