Anyone who has visited my studio will know that it is a very compact, little space. Not having the resources to have a home studio with all the printmaking equipment I might desire is a major reason why Double Elephant Print Workshop got started and continues to exist today. Set up in 1997 by Simon […]
The last few years have been difficult (or at least a bit different) for everyone. I have found that I needed to focus a let of my energies on Double Elephant Print Workshop. And yet again, my own website got neglected. But now that my sister has helped me build a new on, I’m working […]
I’ve had the privilege of helping quite a few people in need of mentoring. I very rarely advertise that I’m available for this kind of service. It’s usually has come about through people meeting me through Double Elephant or other activities I’m involved in, and there being a realisation that some one-to-one time exploring specific […]
In September, I was very lucky to be able to represent Double Elephant at IMPACT 10. IMPACT is the international printmaking conference that takes place every two years. When Double Elephant was a mere fledgling, both Simon Ripley and myself (founder members) were at the inaugural IMPACT conference in Bristol, in 1999 and then again […]
Back in May I had the privilege of taking part in another of the guided walk organised by the Devon Guild of Craftsmen with the Devon Wildlife Trust. Last year this sparked off my Magnificent Mires work. This year the focus is on the Greater Horseshoe Bat Project. Greater horseshoe are the UK’s biggest bat […]
Since my website went all wonky last year I got out of the habit of updating regularly. Yet again I’m promising to try harder… I always have plenty of stuff going on and keep things ticking over nicely on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. I also send out the occasional newsletter to keep people up to […]
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.