For me, printmaking is about meaning, sequence, narrative and process. I enjoy unexpected discoveries and experimentation which prevent the work from becoming predictable. A print always seems provisional.
The methods that I use most are Etching. Lino Print and Collagraph.
Etching is a process in which acid is selectively allowed to bite into a metal plate. Ink is then
applied, generally into the 'bitten' areas.
A Collagraph is made by gluing everyday materials on to a base. This is then inked, cleaned and printed.
Lino printing is an intaglio process where the excess lino is removed by hand.

The fish print is an example of "Gyotaku" which is popular in Japan. The actual dead fish is inked up and printed, gently. To see more examples of printing in the hand, go to the Books page of my website and find the book "Re-turn."

I have exhibited prints in Leeds, Bradford, Keighley, Halifax, Grassington and in the USA
Recently, I prefer to call my solo print exhibitions Installations, because they are usually held in places other than Art Galleries.
The Enlightenment show was held in The Leeds Library 2016 and The Land-Layers Through Time 2018 in The Upper Wharfedale Folk Museum as well as The Wishbone Gallery in Grassington.

Asylum Series

Coercion Series

Shadow Series

USA Print Exchange

Philosophy of the garden

Nest Box

The Land-Layers Through Time

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 The Land-Layers Through Time" 2018     
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 The Enlightenment Project   The Enlightenment Project 
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 Gyotaku Fish     
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 Press and Release Exhibition     
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 Birds Optimistic for No Reason     
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 Birds Who Became Bad.....     
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