Bull House, Lewes: Stage 4

30 October 2013

Final stage, a near black.

Bull House (Thomas Paine's house), Lewes
Linocut, 10 x 10 cm.

House print: Stage 3

28 October 2013

Darker brown... Are we nearly finished?

House print: Stage 2

26 October 2013

A gradient of some brown and red quickly adds more detail.

House print: Stage 1

24 October 2013

Another print starts: Just a layer of grey that will form the shadows.

They went that way!

22 October 2013

Rabbit pointing

Linocut: Lewes Castle, final stage

21 October 2013

Dark grey and darker green on the final layer.

Lewes Castle
Seven stage reduction linocut, 10 x 10cm.

Print in progress: Stage 6

...And darker still with the greens.

Print in progress: Stage 5

19 October 2013

Some dark grey and brown to bring out the buildings; again, masking to keep the green of the previous layer clean.

Print in progress: Stage 4

17 October 2013

More dark green, with careful masking to keep the rest of the image clean.

Print in progress: Stage 3

15 October 2013

Darker grey to darker green gradient. Careful placing of the roller on the plate was necessary to keep the border between the grey and green in the right place.

Print in progress: Stage 2

13 October 2013

Grey to green gradient.

Print in progress: Stage 1

11 October 2013

Another print starts. Just some blue and brown.

Linocut: A26 at Lewes

09 October 2013

A dark colour to bring out the details, and finish the print.

A26, Lewes
Five stage reduction linocut, approx 13.5 x 10 cm.

It's the view of the River Ouse and the A26 looking south from Chapel Hill (the road up to the golf course) in Lewes, looking south towards the Ouse valley down to Newhaven.

Print in progress: Stage 4

07 October 2013

Nearly there. Fields, a river, a road, trees and grass come into focus.

Print in progress: Stage 3

05 October 2013

Now there's something starting to happen, with a blue to green gradient.

Print in progress: Stage 1

03 October 2013

Next stage, and a bit more to see. White-to-blue-to-green gradient.

Print in progress: Stage 1

01 October 2013

Not much to see yet: a white-to-grey-to-brown gradient. (The colours are much lighter in life than in the photo.)