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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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Kitchen Lithography Workshop 2 – August 2014

Thanks to everybody for attending my second kitchen lithography class yesterday in Cork Printmakers. Hopefully I’ll be doing this again soon maybe in Granada!

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Kitchen Lithography Workshop 1 – August 2014

Here are some photos from my Kitchen Lithography Workshop which took place last Sunday in Cork Printmakers. Thanks to Ben, Wendy, Maria, Margaret, Tom and Aude for attending. Some lovely prints were made. The next workshop takes place this Saturday.

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Teahan Vs Shayver – 2 Colour Screenprint

This 2 colour screenprinted poster was designed and printed to advertise and celebrate Mr. Eoghan Teahan’s public beard-off. It’s my first screenprint in years. See more HERE . . .

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Abzorba – The Greek Frog II

Here we see Abzorba, our intrepid dried out frog possibly re-submerged in water. Again I used RISTON photopolymer film and lots of it. Here’s a close-up detail . . . . . . . . and another . . .

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Abzorba – The Greek Frog I

This print was created with the help of my greek pal ‘Abzorba’. I met Abzorba over ten years ago on a Greek road some weeks after his/her (??) untimely death by squashing. I felt a special kinship could have existed between us so I slotted him/her into my wallet and took him/her home with me. […]

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Venus Eye Trap – 3 Colour Linocut

This is a 3 colour linocut I did as an invited artist for an exhibition entitled ‘A Natural Selection’ which first showed at the National Botanic Gardens Dublin in December of 2013. The Botanic Gardens also provided the theme for the artwork. The exhibition of a hundred prints by a hundred printmakers has since visited […]

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Workshops and Demos in Cork Printmakers 2013

In September I assisted Johnny Bugler in a letterpress workshop which took place during Culture Night in Cork Printmakers. I designed ‘The One that got Away’ to demonstrate the process.   In November I was asked to give a demonstration of the Photo Intaglio process using Riston film. You can see the print I created […]

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Sing Hombre Sing – Etched Lino

Here is a print I did for this years 20:20 Boxset. It’s a 2 colour etched lino. Here’s a picture by picture account of the process . . . . .  

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Another CMYK Photopolymer Etching