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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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6 Colour Reductive Linocut

Here is my first reductive linocut (plancha perdida). I started it at the end of March and have only just finished it as I had to leave it to the side for a while due to other commitments. I found it a nerve-racking process and it took me a while to get my head around […]

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Wharfedale set in Proclamation Type – Linoprint

Here’s my print and story for the exhibition ‘Little Stories Little Prints – A 1916 Commemorative Visual Arts Project through Printmaking’. The exhibition starts in¬†Little Museum of Dublin on the 16th January 2016 and runs until the 25th. It’s a show organised by¬†Leinster Printmaking Studio, Clane, Co. Kildare. It’s part of a yearlong programme of […]

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