I was away in the Southern Highlands and Batemans Bay visiting relatives & taking some on holidays for most of March - it was a lovely break & I even managed to sneak in a bit of art making. Before I left I managed to complete this new design - Australian Floral Emblems 2014. It... Continue Reading →
Wildflower Blue Mountains Linocut Carving 2
Well I have been steadily working on the linocut carving. Took a break for a day yesterday but back at it today. Started with the final central waratah that needed carving. I have already carved the outline with a final linocut carving tool to start. I then use a v or u gouge tool to... Continue Reading →
I’m officially in love …. with my new linocutting tools!
I have been struggling on with my old speedball linocut tools for many years. Dutifully sharpening them but recently it has been more and more difficult to keep the blades sharp and has made carving clean neat lines very difficult. It is difficult sometimes living in country NSW, to get access to good information and... Continue Reading →
New designs – currently on the carving table
Last year was a bit of a mix up year. I was involved in helping with helping care for my dear 95yr old Godmother over the last few years - she was a career nurse and in those days they weren't allowed to be married, in fact she had been a Matron - second in... Continue Reading →