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Friday, 26 February 2010

Landscape patterns: 2

Here's another linocut that I have been working on that uses both the patterns of the landscape, and the effect of using multiple images in the same print. The images here are all views from Firle Beacon.

Firle Beacon

Four colour reduction linocut, 16 x 16cm.

I like the effect of the multiple images, and some of the shapes have been simplified towards that point where you can't quite tell if it's a landscape. But the colours (blue sky above green grass) give the game away. And I've ended up with four colours, which is too many for what I am trying to do...

Friday, 19 February 2010

New exhibition

I have a new exhibition opening on 13 March, at the Hop Gallery in Lewes.

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Sunday, 14 February 2010

South Downs: 2

I've done some more work on the three landscape paintings that I started the other day.

Firle Beacon

This one's got more definition, but it still needs more.

Lewes from Firle Beacon

This one has more definition too, and there is a sense of distance emerging.

Seven Sisters

This one's still loose in the foreground, but oops, those cliffs are already too realistic. I don't want this to end up like every other picture of the Seven Sisters.

Tuesday, 9 February 2010


Acrylic on canvas, 20 x 20cm.

Monday, 8 February 2010

South Downs: 1

Here is the first stage of some landscape paintings that I am working on. There's a long way to go yet.

View from Firle Beacon

Lewes from Firle Beacon

Seven Sisters

Each acrylic on canvas, 50 x 50cm.