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.

April Exhibition

I will be exhibiting some new woodcuts with Sudbourne Park Printmakers in April at The Print Room, Sweffling. Also, new etchings will shortly be arriving in my online Etsy shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/WildThymeStudio . Been a term of vibrant woodcuts and tranquil etchings. Finalising preparations for an exhibition with Contemporary & Country at Houghton Hall in Norfolk…

Print Exhibition at Snape Maltings

Sudbourne Park Printmakers are now getting ready for our next important show at the spacious Snape Concert Hall Gallery in the concert hall building at Snape Maltings, IP17 1SP. It opens on Saturday 31st July and runs right through August. We hope to steward the show daily from 11am until the evening concerts start where possible.

Back to Printing

Since the first week back to the workshop after many months, thoughts and practice are now moving forward. My second session has involved some altering and cutting of woodblocks, a look at colour alternatives and beginning of an exciting, ambitious new woodcut…that I will save for next time.

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…

Hand burnished print from woodcut

A local view sparked the idea, followed by a sketch and photo for reference back in the studio. Working out what to carve away or what to leave consumed my initial thought processing although I have to admit to enjoying a certain amount of unpredictability in the outcome. After hand burnishing the back of the…