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Tales from a printmaking studio

Work in progress, methods, exhibitions, tips and behind the scenes. Mostly what I’m doing but, in an effort to avoid being completely self-centred, also other art news and things that I think you might find interesting.

What is dapple scrumping anyway?

A couple of years ago a Twitter pal commented on one of my prints and referred to its celebration of woodland sunlight and shadows as ‘dapple scrumping’. The phrase doesn’t really mean anything, and yet I knew exactly what he meant.

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Tales from a printmaking studio


Printmaker living in York, England. Still trying to decide what I want to be when I grow up.