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
How the magical church of St Endellion and its patron saint inspired two colour lino prints.
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…
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