Looking through some of my photos for inspiration, I came across a photo fo Trafalgar Square that I'd taken a few years back. I did paint this scene in watercolour (which subsequently sold) but wondered if I could do anything with it using linocut. This is the result and it's a large size (for me) at A3 and kept me quiet for a few days! It's printed on PinkPig cartridge paper, which takes the oil-based ink well. This project has been a big step up the steep learning curve of lino cutting and printing for me, which I find absolutely fascinating!
About the Artist
I've had very little tuition over the years except for a two year course during the late 1990s in watercolour. Since retirement in 2012, I now have time to pursue my love of painting. In recent years I have ventured into linoprinting, acrylics , oils and gouache. Gouache is fast becoming my…View full profile