Print maker and illustrator Tom Frost graduated from Falmouth College of Arts in 2001 returning to his hometown of Bristol to work as an illustrator for a number of years. He now divides his time between print making, restoring his tired Georgian house in rural Wales and raising a young family. In recent years he … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Tom Frost"
My name is Yasmine, founder of Yasmine Charlotte. I create block prints and printed goods, inspired by nature, human forms and daily life. Describe your printmaking process. Depending on what I am working on, I would either sketch straight onto the lino first in pencil, and then in a thicker black pen. How and where … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Yasmine Charlotte"
I was born in London and my parents are from Trinidad and Tobago. I have always been creative: I listened to a lot of Jazz, Soul and Reggae music growing up, and later in my life I had the great opportunity of going to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama to study Jazz. I … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Sandra King"
I’m a Bristol based illustrator and designer with a love of bold colour. I am an advocate for diverse representation, challenging taboos and stereotypes. My work comments on recurring social issues in modern society. How and where did you learn to print? I learnt to print in Bristol during my time on UWE’s illustration course. … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Beth Harris"
Hi. My name is Helen Bulmer and I am a printmaker living in Nottingham. Describe your printmaking process. I start with a sketch or photograph then play around with it until I’m happy with the composition. I spend quite a long time on this part. I draw it onto lino with a permanent marker to … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Helen Bulmer"
I am a painter and printmaker living in Norwich. My work is about journeys; those that I take and the journey that the artwork has been on in my studio. The textures, colours and structures of each environment dictate the development of my artwork which whilst predominately abstract are based on fleeting images, imagination and … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Sally Hirst"