Archive for May 2024

Steven Allen

Steven Allen is a freelance Illustrator and Printmaker, originally from Wolverhampton but currently based in Derbyshire. Coming from a background in Animation, Steven has always been fascinated with the human form and it’s characteristics. Steven focuses primarily on expressions and the portrayal of the individual, observing and studying mannerisms, features and their situations. He draws…

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Pandora Johnson

My work is influenced by my interest in Scandinavian and Eastern pattern design, a sense of the fantastical and a deep rooted love of mark making. I am fascinated and inspired by classical literature and folklore. I try to combine all of these elements in my illustrations, experimenting along the way with jewellery, stationery and…

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Marie Theresa South

My inspiration comes from both natural and man-made forms in the countryside, where I live in a small local village. My response is created through line and mark making using a wide variety of painting, printing and textile techniques and verse. I enjoy my printing interests, particularly the technical challenges.

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Lauren Hessey

I am an art teacher and printmaker. I like to learn new techniques and approaches, my style is always evolving. I enjoy working amongst other artists at a studio as it helps me to generate ideas. I like to use familiar places to inspire my work.

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Kathleen Edmonds

This series is about reflections and outlines in the natural environment. I have spent my professional life engaged in all forms of art and creativity in a variety of roles including youth and community worker, lecturer and gallery educator. In my spare time I have experimented with different art forms and I began printmaking in…

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Christine Amber Stangroom

I graduated in Fine Art from the University of Derby in 2002. Since then I have mastered many different printmaking techniques. I had a studio in Banks Mill, Derby for several years but now work in my home studio. I love printmaking but also variety. Last summer I experimented with wet and dry cyanotype, exposing…

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Cate Johnson

The Mothbox An astrophysicist/jewellery maker whose love of pigeons (and family encouragement) led to attempts at printmaking.

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Barbara Smith

I have studied textile art and western and oriental painting before returning to printmaking 7 years ago. I use my sketches and paintings as a source reference for my prints. After developing a photographic stencil, I like to play around with different colour effects. I use some monoprinting and paper stencils on some prints.

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Anna Johnson

Like Klee… my pencil takes a line for a walk to see what will happen. I love the element of chance in creativity and often use Photography or Collage to produce an idea. I am fascinated by the fleeting nature of life and the fingerprints of past lives. My work feels and reaches for fragments…

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Louise Dearden

When my curiosity is piqued by an object or idea that captivates me, I am compelled to search for a deeper understanding of the source of that captivation. Engaging with process becomes the means of making enquiry, thus satisfying my need to interact kinaesthetically. I love the freedom and unpredictability of being led intuitively as…

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Jonathan Gallacher

Hello, my name is Jonathan and throughout my life I have balanced a professional career with a committed involvement in both the support and creation of artistic endeavours. I have always loved recording my life and thoughts, in a very piecemeal way, using a wide range of media – and all very personal. In July…

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Ben Tomlinson

An individual with an interest in screen-printing, illustration and visual culture who is drawn towards off-kilter and unusual things.

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