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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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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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‘Hell Yes Indeed Sir’ – linocut

This is a postcard sized linocut I made for inclusion in a joint exhibition between Cork Printmakers and Firestation Print Studio and Pressnorth Printmakers in Australia. The exhibition opens in Cork on Thursday 4 September and runs until the end of the world. It’s a handprinted linocut with some watercolour and posca markers. It’s based […]

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More Kitchen Lithography experiments

Kitchen Lithography has been my obsession all summer!!! It’s incredibly easy to do and serves as a great introduction to lithography for those of us who might be intimidated by the stone. It has it’s own individual qualities and the more I play around with it the more I’m figuring out. These 3 prints come […]

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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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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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Linocut – Wet off the press!!!

Printed in my bedroom/studio in Granada, Spain.

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Work begins for ‘Impresiones Gigantes – 2013’

Impresiones Gigantes is happening again this year. The event will take place in Granada’s Paseo del Salon on May 22. Last year’s prints will be exhibited before the new event in a city centre location. More information about that very soon. Here’s a photo of my 1 x 2 metre lino block with a few […]

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