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‘Cheek to Cheek, Squeeze and Push’ – Monoprint

My rugby playing days were mercifully short. I started training with ‘Cork Constitution’ Rugby Club’s under eights and hung up my boots by the time I’d progressed to the under tens. I hated being wrenched away from ‘Pajo’s Junkbox’ on RTE 2 on a Saturday morning to trudge around a boggy swamp playing a game […]

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4 Colour Reduction Linocut / Plancha Perdida

This is a 4 colour reductive linocut printed on Super Alfa paper. The image size is 17cm x 23cm. I printed an edition of 23. ‘Himself’ may well be related to ‘Yer Man’. Check out the step by step process photos below the main image. ‘Himself’   Check out these photos documenting the process – […]

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Monoprint Drawings

More from ‘Woman Book’ !

Here are some more monoprint drawings from the sketchbook of female portraits that I’m flying through at the moment. I’m using a recycled brown paper. I’m now also using acrylic paint for colouring along with watercolours, colouring pencils, ink and posca markers.

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The Sister’s birthday . . . . .

‘Woman Book’ now in production!

I’m working on a new sketchbook of portraits. This time it’s the ladies turn after last years ‘Man Book‘. So far they’ve all been a combination of monoprint, watercolours, colouring pencils, ink and posca. Here is a taster. Four lovely ladies they are too!

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Sergeant Pluck from ‘The Third Policeman’

This is a 9 colour screenprint of the unforgettable character ‘Sergeant Pluck’ from Flann O’Brien‘s masterpiece ‘The Third Policeman‘. Here is the first mention of Pluck in the book: His face gave me one more surprise. It was enormously fat, red and widespread, sitting squarely on the neck of his tunic with a clumsy weightiness that reminded […]

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Posters for ‘Impresiones Gigantes’

Here are the best of the posters I designed for the road-roller event ‘Impresiones Gigantes’. All posters included elements of linoprints and the logo was also cut from lino.   

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Mono-Monster 1 – Screenprint and Spray Paint

These were printed on hardboard. The character in the prints was originally from a monoprint drawing.

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‘Yer Man’ – Woodcut print.

This is a recently finished woodcut of mine which I did in ‘Escuela de Arte de Granada’. I printed an edition of 10 on Super Alfa paper and the image size is 49.5 x 38cm approx. Here are some extra photos from the printing process.

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