The Eden Project – linocut in progress – Part Two

`As described previously,` I was inspired by a visit to the Eden Project in Cornwall last summer to create a linocut or two about this amazing spot. I decided to use two blocks – a key block in black (or other dark colour) that defines the entire image –...

The Eden Project – linocut in progress – Part One

I went to the Eden Project in Cornwall for the first time last summer and, not surprisingly, it has inspired some linocut ideas – as have some of the other gardens I visited in Cornwall. The first Eden Project linocut is now in progress. The first glimpse of the...

West End theatre map – part three

In previous blog posts I described how I went about creating my newest print – a map of London’s West End theatres. See Part One and Part Two. My first trial of the West End Theatre map layout with dummy theatre images in place showed me that a bit of...

Working on a map of West End Theatres – part two

Previously, I wrote about the planning stages for my latest poster – an illustrated ornamental map of the major West End theatres. Getting the map and layout finalised Having decided where my street map would begin and end in each direction, it seemed sensible...

Working on a map of the West End theatres – part one

The idea – a map of the West End theatres I finally decided to knuckle down and do an illustrated map of London’s major theatres. I love maps, and I love theatres – so this has been an obvious project for a while. I’ve put it off, though,...