My First Car
When I was 19, I bought myself a 1960 Austin Mini Seven and loved it. I went everywhere in it, taught my then girlfriend (now wife) to drive in it and even went to the East coast for a week’s holiday with two mates and slept in it! Didn’t smell too good by the end of the week 😂. This is that Mini in speedwell blue, a reduction linoprint, six layers, eight colours. I like how the tiny specs of missed ink creates patterns and adds character to the work, especially the kerb stones in the foreground.
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