Archive for May 26, 2024

Aylish Giamei

I am a relative newcomer to printmaking having no formal art education. I started by attending courses experimenting with several different printmaking techniques. I became very quickly hooked. I love the delicious thick inky blackness of printmaking ink, the technical challenge of finding an appropriate process with which to communicate my ideas and the element…

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Alan Jenkins

For the past ten years to I have been making prints usually dry point on various materials both traditional , copper, zinc or steel but also experimenting with plastic laminated posters which I found dreadful or TetraPak like materials which show much promise. In the past I’ve made use of copper pipes, cutting them open…

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Sandra O’Reilly

I’m a mature student currently in my third year studying illustration at the University of Derby. I enjoy drawing and creating things of beauty. My natural curiosity led me to experiment with many different mediums. Since starting University, I have fallen in love with the art of printing. I’m interested in all aspects of printing,…

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Louise Wiseman

Many Hats Printmaking / Bobbydazzle Jewellery I am a Derbyshire-based photographer and printmaker. My love of print was born of a lifelong love of photography. I’ve been taking photographs as long as I can remember, but only in recent years took my first steps in printmaking, initially using my photos as the basis for screen…

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Kirsty Taylor

All my designs are inspired by my love for nature, flowers and motherly animals. I have a love for colours, which combined with screenprinting and collography, I use to help capture the beauty of my imagination and put it onto paper. Being deaf-blind I experience life in a different way to most people, being creative…

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Lucy Farrow

I am a local young artist, who uses multitude of creative mediums, including printmaking, ceramics, Fine art, embroidery, Photography.. and I’m interested in many other creative forms such as poetry, film, theatre, music, literature too. I try to combine these (and many more) as much as possible to create, and generate inspiration for, my work…

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Stephen Boyd

During my postgraduate year at Glasgow School of Art (and more specifically) throughout the two years spent in Italy on travelling scholarships (1981-3), quotations from the canon of European Art History tended to proliferate in my painting practice. Over a number of years, I became enamoured with the  implications of invoking the art of the…

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Harriet Merry

Harriet Merry is an illustrator and printmaker living in the Midlands. In 2023, she started printmaking as a way to develop and experiment with themes taken from her daily observational drawing. Often far preferring artists’ sketches to finished paintings, she is constantly searching for ways to retain the light spontaneity of sketching but simultaneously evolve…

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