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Entries Tagged as 'Wood Engraving'

Saturday Times


If you’ve arrived here from Rory Kinnear’s kind words in the Times, hello.

The pieces mentioned are this screenprint of the ice cream van and this wood engraving of a supermarket car park.

You can see my other work by browsing through the categories on the left. If you are interested in any of the pieces, here are my contact details; I also take commissions for work for children as mentioned in the article.

Happy New Year.

Tags: Screenprint · Wood Engraving

The ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2007

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Two of my etchings and one wood engraving have been selected for this exhibition at the Mall Galleries from:

Thursday 15 November to Sunday 25 November 2007.

It is an annual open competition for artists born or resident in the UK, working in any medium, including moving image. A selection panel of six figures from the art world will each curate their own section, inviting well-known artists to exhibit alongside lesser known artists selected from the open competition. Admission FREE.

My work was selected by Jennifer McRae, contemporary painter, Drusilla Beyfus, Contributing Editor on the Daily Telegraph’s Telegraph Magazine, and Charles Saumarez Smith, former Director of the National Gallery and current Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy.

Tags: Etching · Exhibition · Wood Engraving

Untitled (Supermarket Carpark)

5 x 3.5cm, Wood Engraving, 2007.

Tags: Wood Engraving

Wyards Print and Art Works Ltd.

I did a day-long course in wood engraving with Anne Desmet at Wyards Print and Art Works in Faversham, Kent on 18 August 2007 – a high speed introduction to the world of end-grain woodblocks (boxwood, lemonwood and pear), specialist engraving tools (lozenge graver, spitsticker, scorper, tint and multiple tools), leather sandbag, japanese papers (gampi and kozu-shi), hand-burnishing with a teaspoon etc. Enthused by the course, I am reading a biography of Thomas Bewick and went to Oxford to look at some wood engravings by Clare Leighton (1901-1989) and Gwen Raverat (1885 – 1957) in the Ashmolean Museum Print Room.


Tags: Wood Engraving