BRENTOR – A reduction lino print in 11 stages

Brentor, the finished lino print

In 2021 I had a new camera for my birthday, including a tripod with a super-smooth pan motion. Where better to try it out than at Brentor, I thought, a magical place with 360 degrees views all around. On a wonderful mid-September afternoon I set up my tripod on a ledge near Brentor Church. I…… Continue reading BRENTOR – A reduction lino print in 11 stages

The Postman insists…

The postman insists that letters should be properly addressed… In the last years of the previous century, not long after I arrived in the UK, I often felt charmed by the particular habits, figures of speech and patterns of communication which the English used, and which were so different — so much more theatrical and…… Continue reading The Postman insists…

The Art of Isolation

A Lockdown Poem… A crisis is upon usThe earth has had enoughWe have to learn a lessonCan’t do the things we love At times of desperation- no money for a start -And social isolationI look towards my art I study my PicassoMy Cubist girl with hatHis style improves my mojoThough a nose is not like…… Continue reading The Art of Isolation

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Sky Scraping

A reduction lino print is a print in more colours taken from only one block. After each print run of a certain colour, the block is ‘reduced’ by cutting away more lino, before the next colour is printed. You could also call this an ‘appearance’ print: the image gradually emerges. The printmaker will need to…… Continue reading Sky Scraping

Being with Trees

The Arborealist Exhibition ‘Living with Trees’ at the Bermondsey Project Space was originally planned to take place in March and April last year, but had to be postponed due to Covid regulations. This wonderful exhibition will now be open from April 20th until May 8th 2021. ‘Trees in London’ is one of the themes running…… Continue reading Being with Trees