I've recently completed two new prints based on very different subjects. 

'Two Crows - Ullswater, early December Morning'  and 'Chair on the Stair - S

I've acquired a new toy - a Hawthorn press!

It's taken a little fiddling around and experimentation to get the pressure right - experimenting with paper types and using Ternes Burton registration clips for the first time but I think I've got it sorted! This is my first serious effort with the press, it's a four colour reduction print of a Gyr.

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Exhibition at West Yorkshire Print Workshop - Mirfield.

The West Yorkshire Print Workshop is mounting a members' exhibition in the WYPW gallery in Mirfield. The exhibition theme is 'Earth, Water, Air' and it runs from 25th April to the 20th May. I'm entering two prints, 'Wagtails at Linton Falls' and 'Cwm Idwal'.

All my prints are available for purchase here, or by clicking on the images above. Visit the West Yorkshire Print Workshop website.

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Cwm Idwal in Snowdonia

I've just completed my latest lino print. It's of Cwm Idwal in Snowdonia. It's the result of a 'nostalgia' trip in the autumn to where I used to climb, many years ago, with my brother on Idwal Slabs. The path beneath the Slabs goes on up to the Devil's Kitchen. It's a 40cm x 30cms 10 colour reduction print and can be found on the 'Miscellaneous' page of my web site.

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Teeside Christmas Art Fair

I took these three prints up to the Witham Gallery in Barnard Castle today for their Christmas Art Fair, which runs from 8th to 20th December. It's a beautiful gallery and well worth a visit!

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