Category Archives: block printing

Indian colour

I’ve just completed a series of Indian linocuts to complement my daughter’s (http://mollymahon.com) block printing.  She uses joyful colours so these are framed in similar tones.   They are in frames that can stand alone or be hung on a … Continue reading

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Animals on block print – Giraffe

I’ve been enjoying a break from Botanical Art and instead painting animals in acrylic on paper that I have block printed  or printed with linocuts.  Here is a giraffe – this painting is currently at the lovely Wey Gallery in … Continue reading

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Linocut – Deer in the Forest

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How to make a driftwood lamp

Here is an excerpt from my book An Illustrated Country Year – nature uncovered month by month for August Half the fun of making a driftwood lamp is hunting for the driftwood itself. Some beaches have a dearth of wood … Continue reading

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Are hippos beautiful?

Of course they are! I’ve been so enjoying painting african animals on wallpaper or block print I simply couldn’t resist doing a hippo. Here’s how it develops. First you have to create your design which must have a repeat so … Continue reading

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The Zebras that got rejected

I entered 3 paintings for my local art society exhibition in Farnham and I have to admit to being rather surprised when I got a call to say one had been rejected. When I went to collect it I found … Continue reading

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The creation of an art work

As a watercolourist and linocutter I have been pondering how I can combine the two art forms . I visited the RWS Exhibition at Bankside, London and saw the amazing work of Brenda Hartill who had managed to incorporate embossing … Continue reading

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