Castle Ashby


Super detail - an amazing linocut

And you, Frank, make this look easy, and I know it’s anything but. I struggle with one colour! You’ve done exceptional work on the implementation of colour placement and composition.

This sounds like a mammoth undertaking, Frank. Well worth the effort, a marvelous result.

Amazing detail Frank, the windows and reflections are excellent.

Excellent, Frank.

This is fabulous, Frank, and the layers sound exhausting, but the results are marvellous. Superb work. Happy new year!

Thank you all for commenting and I wish every one of you a really happy New Year.

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This reduction linoprint took 14 layers and 18 colours to complete. It’s the Orangery at Castle Ashby in Northamptonshire. Not going to use so many layers in future, as it takes too long and gets a bit tiring by the end. 30x21cm using Caligo Safewash inks on Handprinted’s Kent paper 190gsm.

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Frank Bingley

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…

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