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...

New linocut – Winchelsea Beach

Time to get started on my Winchelsea Beach linocut. Here is the process…. In my previous blog Winchelsea Beach – surprising South Coast hideaway I described my excitement at finally discovering the delights of Winchelsea Beach – a coastal village just down...
Wood Mouse and Wild Garlic: part three

Wood Mouse and Wild Garlic: part three

As discussed previously – Wood Mouse and Wild Garlic: part two – I have planned a new A4 size colour linocut featuring wild garlic and a wood mouse. This will be the first of a prospective series of linocuts celebrating the gorgeous spring wild flowers I...
Mendip Challenge linocut

Mendip Challenge linocut

Just over a week ago I went back to Somerset, where I grew up, to take part in the annual Mendip Challenge with an old friend. Thousands of people sign up for a sponsored walk of various lengths across the Mendip hills back to Uphill cricket ground on the outskirts of...