Stockport Open Exhibition

One of my two mix media prints of Stockport has been accepted in this year’s Stockport Open. Will find out Friday (tomorrow) which of my prints made it in. Looking forward to the preview and meeting other artists. Update 13/7/19. My print of the viaduct was accepted into the 2019 Open exhibition. See picture.

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Viaduct & Mill prints

Following on from my previous blog post about the viaduct dry points, I have done a number of new chine-collé prints from the plastic plate using yellow tissue paper. I decided to use my portable etching press this time and the results have been amazing. The line is sharp and works well with the tissue […]

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Drypoint printing plates

I have been working on some new plates this week in readiness for printing this Sunday. The two drypoint printing plates I am preparing are on thin plastic which I have etched onto images depicting the old infirmary and the railway viaduct. On the viaduct plate, I have used a combination of gesso, PVA glue […]

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An evening with the History Guy

This evening I attended a very enjoyable entertaining and fascinating history show hosted by historian and tv presenter Dan Snow. Stockport was mentioned in the second half of the show such as the railway viaduct, Stockport’s hat industry, the air raid shelters and the Plaza theatre. The Plaza has an amazing interior.

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Manchester Print Fair

I will be selling a variety of printmaking at the Manchester Print Fair on Saturday 2nd February from 10am to 4pm. The venue is at the Hatworks museum, Wellington Mill, Wellington Rd South, Stockport SK3 0EU.

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