Mailbox Stockport Lino-print

In the months of July and August, I have completed a 7 colour reduction lino-cut print depicting the Mailbox Stockport apartment block which is a former post office building that had been abandoned for years. The building is located in the centre of Stockport just off the A6 main road not far from the railway […]

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Garrick Theatre print

This print depicts the Garrick Theatre which is located just off the A6 in Stockport. I used a different technique this time by first printing a drypoint print with black ink, then I printed a single triple-coloured linocut on top using which gives a painterly finish. I cut out areas of the lino to mark […]

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Linocut completed

Titled: ‘Window’ (6 colour Lino cut) Today, I finally printed the last colour (Grey) on my hand burnished reduction lino cut. The last colour outlines the brick work and brings the whole print together.

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New tools

These wood carving tools are especially useful for cutting large areas of lino. I have successfully used the flat ended chisel on my recent reductuon lino plate. I bought the tools on eBay for less than £5.

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Lino printing weekend

Last weekend, I attended a reduction linocut workshop organised by Alan Birch at his print studio in Rossendale with artist/tutor Stuart Brocklehurst who specialises in Linocut, Mezzotint and Drypoint techniques. The weekend went well and was very productive. Seven printmakers were involved in the workshop producing a lovely set of prints ranging from wildfowl to […]

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Lino print (5th colour added)

Today, I resumed work on the long awaited St. Georges church lino cut I have been working on these past few months. I still have another two colours to add which I will be adding next month. So far I have added the following colours: Orange (1/3 Lemon Yellow, 1/3 Vermillion & 1/3 White) Light blue […]

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Coloured prints

Today, I have been working on two different printmaking techniques; Linocut and Gum Arabic printing. I am hoping to produce more of these photo litho prints over the next few weeks and have a list of print subjects as a starting point. I need to stock up on some copperplate oil which is used to […]

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