“A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except

where exposed by the light.”
Leonardo da Vinci



“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious – the fundamental emotion which stands at the

cradle of true art   and true science.”
Albert Einstein,



“ Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.”
Leonardo da Vinci



               ” I don’t paint things.  I only paint the difference between things.”

                  ~Henri Matisse


” The artist’s world is limitless.  It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. 

                   It is always on his  doorstep.”

                  ~Paul Stran



                  ” Art is the…

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About notes to the milkman

I'm a printmaker based in the North West of England, living in Bolton and printing at Hot Bed Press in Salford. Please visit my website
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3 Responses to

  1. ronahope says:

    Hey John i just looked @ ur prints, truly colours r brilliant! So shiny and clear. I have copy pasted ur website on my twitter wall to help show off ur work if u dont mind! Good luck and keep it up!

  2. clinock says:

    “Oh, easy for Leonardo…” Dylan Thomas – Child’s Christmas in Wales…

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