Category Archives: screenprinting

A Positive Day

Today I had a very interesting and positive day. I went for a portfolio review session at neo:artists where I met Kwong Lee, director of Castlefield Gallery in Manchester. I wasn’t sure what to expect. Castlefield have a reputation for conceptual work. … Continue reading

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Delicieux – An Aftermath

The first day of the art fair at Delicieux was disappointing but the second day was much better for all the artists involved. I sold two framed prints and a couple of unframed ones from my Doug Wellyn’s Potting Shed Prints. … Continue reading

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Art Fair at Delicieux

Today I was at the first day of a weekend art fair at a Bolton deli/café/bistro called Delicieux. The fair nearly didn’t happen at all as two days before the chap who was organising it pulled out taking four of the … Continue reading

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Selling Online? Help!

I’ve printed a load of screen prints which I’m aiming at the ‘Something For Grandma and Granddad For Christmas’ market. They’ve been done mainly with a local art fair I’m at next weekend in mind. They consist of an old-fashioned background … Continue reading

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It’s Trumpet Time!

Just occasionally it’s great to have the chance to blow one’s own trumpet. Several good things have been happening on the art front recently. Firstly, I delivered two prints to Nexus Art Café in Manchester’s Northern Quarter recently for their … Continue reading

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Stockport Exhibition And The Price Of Art

As I mentioned before, I have a print, ‘I can’t afford Campbells by Austerity Warhol’, in the Open Contemporary exhibition at Stockport. On Friday evening it was the official opening so the Management and I put on our glad rags … Continue reading

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A Couple Of Questions About WordPress Itself

First of all has anyone else had any problems with clicking on links within WordPress? For example, if I’m in Reader and I want to read a post in full, if I click on the post half the time I … Continue reading

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Martin’s Masterclass

Yesterday I went to a masterclass at Hot Bed Press. These are usually held monthly and yesterday’s was about Photo Carborundum. Martin Kochany, who ran the demonstration, is an experimental printer and often mixes different techniques together or finds new ways … Continue reading

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I’m Making An Exhibition Of Myself!

Wait a minute! What I meant was one of my prints has been accepted into the Open Contemporary exhibition at Stockport Art Gallery. I’m dead chuffed! It is called ‘I can’t afford Campbells by Austerity Warhol’ and features a tin of … Continue reading

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Three Cheesy Prints And A Cartoon

Last post, I showed three cheesy prints which I’m thinking of trying to sell for a tenner online. I was advised by Petra on Saturday evening that this could stop my being able to sell my art prints for realistic … Continue reading

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