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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Twenty Twenty exhibition

I travelled to Bolton, Lancashire yesterday to see my etching aquatint print in the 20:20 Hotbed Press print exhibition at the neo:gallery. My print depicts the Redrock complex as previously posted. Print groups as far as Russia, Canada, Iceland, Hong Kong and Ireland have taken part this year. Interested printing groups can take part by […]

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Screenprint so far..

Here is the latest stage of my first attempt in producing a multilayered screen-print. I still have at least two colours to add to this print. Title: “Blue fence, red door” Size: 17 x 12″ Ink used: Acrylic paint added to screen-print medium

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