It is wet windy and cold here at the moment with a 'weather event' looming - according to the weather forecasters. Nice weather for being inside drinking coffee, making winter comfort food and well procrastinating which seems to loom large for me in recent times. I have however managed to complete one set of colour... Continue Reading →
Here a few quick tips on getting your linocut block prepared ready for printing. * Before you start carving or printing a linocut block you can gently remove the waterproof coating. Linocut blocks are coated in a waterproof coating - if you place a drop of water on the surface it will bead and not... Continue Reading →
A quick update...I have been working...albeit it very slowly...on these small designs but not getting a long way. Sometimes life and circumstances make for slow progress. This is the current state - four small linocut carvings completed and starting on a fifth - only eight to go! I have also had 2 more visits to... Continue Reading →
Over a week ago I went to a see a local wildlife carer release two Tawny Frogmouths from his care. These had been young baby Tawny Frogmouths when they had been found and have been cared for until they have reached this stage and are ready to be released. There was a strong bond with... Continue Reading →
Some photos I took today whilst visiting a local wildlife carer who is currently looking after this baby tawny frogmouth. it was afternoon and it was wide awake looking forward to a feed! Gorgeous birds!!
I have finally got around to completing this Tawny Frogmouth Glare Linocut. I did an illustration of this image a while back but had always planned to do it also as a linocut. Love these birds they are interesting and quirky and most suprising. I have finished reading Gisela Kaplan's book - excellent reading! Have... Continue Reading →