Wood Mouse and Wild Garlic: part two

So I have a sketch to work from for my prospective new linocut Wood Mouse and Wild Garlic, which will be the first in a series of linocuts celebrating spring wild flowers. You can read the first part of this blog here. Choosing the linocut technique So how to do the...

Wood Mouse and Wild Garlic – starting a new linocut

The idea Down here in East Sussex, I do very much appreciate the beauties of spring. In particular the amazing wild flowers that appear between March and late May. My plan is to create a short series of linocuts celebrating these wild flowers – possibly with...
Inspirational spring flowers

Inspirational spring flowers

I very much enjoy watching the sequence of wild flowers unfolding in spring. Now that I’m out of London I see them on a daily basis, instead of making a special expedition. The snowdrops are first, of course. Snowdrops at Southease Church Even now I see them...
Two Forests and a Fishing Village

Two Forests and a Fishing Village

The latest illustrated posters in my collection are of Epping Forest in Essex, Richmond Park in west London, and Clovelly in Devon. Clovelly, north Devon I remember going to Clovelly during a childhood holiday to Devon and Cornwall. It is a perfect – almost...
The Exmoor collection so far …

The Exmoor collection so far …

I grew up in Somerset and I’ve always been very fond of Exmoor. When I started to expand on my collection of illustrated posters to include favourite places as well as British theatres, I was keen to highlight some of Exmoor’s “best bits”....
More theatre portraits – in London and Wales

More theatre portraits – in London and Wales

After a series of posters of some of my favourite spots in the UK, I have returned to the world of theatre! The Fortune Theatre, Covent Garden, London, with The Woman in Black Recently, I was asked if I had a poster of the Fortune Theatre in London – long time...