There’s a whole round of New Courses due to get started at Double Elephant very soon for the Spring Term. In the 2nd week of January there’s Screenprint evening classes (for Fabric or printing on Paper), Linocut evening classes and day time 5 week courses getting started, plus a number of one day courses. We […]
Although we are now entering our 21st anniversary year at Double Elephant, we always look to keeping fresh and moving forward. At the moment we are having skills exchanges with each other and upgrading our skills.
Every now and then people from various parts of the world get in touch to ask q few questions about my artwork or with technical questions. I do my best to answer – even though writing really isn’t my thing. Oddly – this month has been little crazy with questions every couple of days. So […]
Making the Devon Hedge Bank prints. My studies of Devon hedgerows started in 2011. The big launch for this work was an exhibition I curated at Red Earth gallery in Bickleigh to coincide with Devon Hedge Week. On my old website I had a “Work in Progress” gallery. So that this content can still be […]
My old website had a page in the “galleries” section where I would show case some of my work in progress. Rather than having this under “portfolios” in this website, my intention it to have irregular looks at my work in progress in order to give glimpses of my working process. So that my previous […]
The Devon Guild of Craftsmen’s Summer Show for 2015 had the theme “Celebrations” to mark 60 years of the organisation – a landmark birthday. Members were invited to use the title Celebrate to articulate the notions of festivity and reflection that such milestones bring. I wanted to produce some work specifically for this exhibition while […]
For a big fat lovely album of photographs of the exhibition see here!
Shoots & Leaves exhibition at Craft Centre & Design Gallery, City Art Gallery, Leeds. 1 March – 28 June
A major event in 2012 was the creation of some demonstration videos with Double Elephant Print Workshop. You can see them all HERE! I did the demonstration for the Collagraph video. It took a WHOLE DAY! In true Blue Peter style I had prepared my project at various stages in its development so that I […]
One of the things that I’m up to at the moment is preparing to print a spring version of my Plymouth Pear. I can hardly rip the blossom off an endangered species – so I have been spending time printing clusters of blossom onto tissue that I can use as chine collè.