SWE79 arrives in Thirsk

4–25 March 2017 The Society of Wood Engravers 79th Annual Exhibition stops in Thirsk, North Yorkshire for the majority of the month and can be found at: Zillah Bell Gallery Kirkgate Thirsk North Yorkshire YO7 1PQ Private View: Friday 10 March, 6.30–8.30pm Opening Hours Monday–Saturday 10am–1pm & 2–5pm Closed Sundays &…

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A few print images from through the year

This is a collection of some of the print derived digital images that I have produced this year. All are linocuts that have been cut and hand-printed, then scanned and digitally manipulated to produce the colour images. A more traditional approach would be to add colour through separate printed plates,…

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In the shadow of Cheviot

Towards the head of College Valley, skirted by a burn of brown and spuming crystal white water, with the Cheviot massif towering high to it’s east, stands a shepherd’s refuge. Like others dotted across the hill sides and valleys across Northumberland and other wild places, it provides shelter to sheep, shepherd and…

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A little shop of wonders

In an age when our high streets have become conglomerated into sterile repetitions of identikit, brand-led emporia, finding a little shop of wonders is a special thing. They are usually specialist and tucked away from the brash high street in slightly obscure locations. My find today was no different.I had…

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