I'm pleased to announce the launch of my latest small wood engraving, Stopping By Woods. Inspired by a favourite Robert Frost poem, this wintry print makes use of a rather unusually shaped end grain block that I'd been waiting to find a use for. Find out more
We're delighted to announce the launch of a new screen print by artist Clive Hicks-Jenkins, another collaboration with our friend Daniel Bugg of the Penfold Press. Christmas at Camelot is the first in a series of fourteen prints based on the medieval poem 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight'. You may have seen Clive's 'Hansel… Read More
We've been busy getting our letterpress studio back up and running, cleaning type and getting ourselves organised. We'll keep you posted with our progress. Here's some Signal and Gill Sans Condensed wood type, along with some freshly cast Scotch Roman from our friends at Hand & Eye.
As part of my curation of The Masters - Relief Prints at The Bankside Gallery I was pleased to see a number of prints made using the moku-hanga technique. Unlike many relief printmaking methods which make use of oil-based inks, this traditional Japanese woodblock printmaking technique uses water-based inks which are applied to the cut… Read More
Many thanks to everyone who came along to the opening of The Masters - Relief Prints, the first in a series of technique-specific annual exhibitions presented by the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers. I've had the honour of curating this event which runs until the 15th of November 2015 at The Bankside Gallery, next to… Read More
Mark Hearld has just designed a couple of new pieces for Art Angels - a flying robin and a new winter inspired die-cut menagerie featuring hares, ptarmigans and a stoat in winter. Keep an eye out for these cards in shops in the coming weeks. We'll soon be starting work on a Random Spectacular project… Read More