May to September

This year I’m pleased to be exhibiting some of my etchings and woodcuts with Contemporary & Country at The Stables, Houghton Hall, Norfolk. The Avant Gardeners exhibition, on until 25th September, will be showcasing a fabulous range of artists’ work. See Contemporary & Country for more information on visiting/purchasing artwork.

April Promotion

Visitors to my online shop can now enjoy 25% off orders during April for a minimum spend of £20. A good time to stock up on greeting cards and original artworks at affordable prices. Just apply the voucher code SAVE25 at checkout.

Back to printing

Great to be back in the workshop! Of course things are somewhat different these days and although I’m sad not to see many of the team, there is the added luxury of space that us printers soon expand to fill with our many inky ideas. Several new prints heading into the Etsy shop soon to…

New Listings

New listings now being added daily. Original ‘Ancient Tree’ etchings are now available in two colour options, six currently available at £20 each. ‘The Path’ and ‘Summer Field’ are original paintings on canvas supports, painted edges and ready to hang at £90 each. http://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/WildThymeStudio

A New Term of possibilities

Great to start back at Sudbourne Park Printmakers this week. In preparation, I’ve been working from my Cornwall sketches. My first interpretation of one sketch this week involved using drypoint etching and monotype. On the left, two printing plates (acetate) are shown. The bottom one is etched and inked in a mixture of burnt umber, process…

The Big Draw, Wickham Market

Looking forward to the private view this evening at All Saints Church, Wickham Market, from 7pm. I shall be exhibiting alongside many talented local artists and will have a small selection of framed and unframed work including etchings and woodcuts. The exhibition will run through Saturday until 4pm. http://www.wmartsproject.co.uk for further details of donations and projects…

Sugarlift and Aquatint

Last week at the beginning of a new term with Sudbourne Park Printmakers I began working with copper and experimenting with ‘sugarlift’ to create the image of trees which were sketched from visits to Sutton Hoo (photo 1) in Suffolk.   The process involves painting or drawing using the sugar solution, onto a prepared metal…