Studio Notes 11/01/19
Studio Notes - 11/01/19

This week has been more of the same, like I thought it would be. Watching lots of YouTube has shown me that my screen printing setup is less than rudimentary, but I’ll be rocking the extreme DIY version for a while yet. It also gave me an idea for a niche video channel that I’ll […]

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Studio Notes – Planning For 2019
Studio Notes: Planning for 2019

For the first full week of 2019, I’ve been sitting still. It’s been boring. Thanks to a minor operation in the last week of 2018 I’ve had to basically do nothing but rest, cutting my latest project in half. Up until the last minute I had been developing and testing my first banknote (part of […]

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Studio Notes: Casting A Giant Pewter Coin
Casting a giant pewter coin.

Although I haven’t posted any news in a long time, it’s not for lack of news to share; in fact, I’ve been busier than ever in the studio. This project has been fascinating me and making me want to share, but at the same time making me want to hide away until it’s all done […]

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Studio Notes – Acrylic & Charcoal On Canvas
Studio notes: drawing with charcoal on canvas.

This is a story of experiment and of failure. Oh well! I don’t paint on canvas. I haven’t done in a long time. The texture of the weave just gets in my way and interrupts the fine detail that I’m trying to achieve. I prefer my surfaces to be smooth and to have texture develop […]

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Studio Notes: block printing & casting ingots
Studio notes: block printing & casting ingots.

I finally made prints from the block I carved, but I haven’t yet shown them as a finished edition for sale. So this is a bit of a quick preview! Block printing for the first time in the studio A friend of mine was getting rid of a desk, so I pinched it to give […]

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