My name is Claudia Jones and I’m an artist from Kingston, Jamaica and I have been living and working in Petworth, West Sussex for the past thirteen years. How and where did you learn to print? I learnt print making about five years ago after attending courses with Will Dyke and Hugh Dunford Wood. Although I’m … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Claudia Jones"
I am primarily a textile designer, artist, illustrator and maker. In my early career, in partnership with a friend I set up and ran Blooming Designs, which was then a successful textile design business selling prints to leading high street fashion chains both in the UK and internationally. Under the Blooming Designs name, I now … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Alison Butler"
Will is a graphic artist, designer and printmaker currently based in Brighton. He began freelancing full-time in 2018 and now divides his time between commercial work and personal projects. Will’s personal work explores improvisation and play within design through the use of modular systems and printmaking techniques. Describe your printmaking process. I’ve experimented with a variety … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Will Mower"
My Name is Mark Lord and I have set up a lino print business called Lino Lord. I make limited edition hand printed quality prints to display in peoples homes or work places. I’m a professional photographer with 20 years experience and generally if I’m photographing people, animals and plants in our countryside then I’m … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Mark Lord"
My name is Margaret Mallows. Having loved drawing and painting from an early age, I was encouraged by artist Dennis Syrett to continue after leaving school at 16, and had work exhibited in The Mall Galleries in London for 2 consecutive years when still a teenager. A very busy work and family life put art … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Margaret Mallows"
Describe your printmaking process. I begin with a few sketches and then I draw directly on to the block to work out the final details, I like the work to evolve and I enjoy the serendipity of this process. I use pins and tabs to ensure a safe registration so that the prints are consistent … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Emma Swift Kirkman"