2. Double Elephant Print Workshop

ASIST suicide prevention first aid

I have completed the ASIST suicide prevention training today and the Just Ask project launches tomorrow. I am at Torquay Fire Station tomorrow morning and Victoria Street Paignton in the afternoon recruiting for our project and spreading the word. For more info see http://www.torbayculture.org/cultural-strategy/cultural-commissioning/ More info to follow soon

Working with NHS commissioners

A day at Poltimore House, outside Exeter for NHS commissioners to re-think the way they work. We asked them to make a 6 word poem around a time in their lives when they saw the world anew and re-thought an old pre-conceived idea. From the poem they selected a few words to letterpress onto bags […]

Latest Litho

Examples from the most recent kitchen litho day course at Double Elephant. I always forget between courses, just how tricky it can be to get it to work. Some early disasters followed by some decent results.   

Bunting and Banners

To Sandford Primary School making bunting and banners for their Strawberry Fair. Working over the day with two mixed classes of Reception, Year one and Year two aged children, divided into 3 groups we screen printed banners and collograph printed bunting plus one group printed onto paper with tubular stamps. A very hectic day with […]

When different disciplines collide, what new and exciting forms emerge?

Tickets have gone on sale today for the Double Elephant symposium which is on 19th November 2015. “A one day symposium with accompanying exhibitions to explore how artists are challenging the traditional boundaries of printmaking. Double Elephant Print Workshop has commissioned 5 contemporary visual artists normally working within the fields of digital, time based media […]

Freehand exhibition

Devon Guild.  Riverside MillBovey Tracy.  Sat. 23 May-Sun. 5 July Freehand is a celebration of a series of participatory projects which have taken place in partnership with a range of organisations through 2014 -15. Using the project theme of Freedom, our artists and makers have worked with children and young people from mainstream schools, young […]

End of Project

The Conversation Station project is coming to an end – in terms of its funding. We have three  more outings planned – 21 March to Crediton Farmer’s Market, 11 March to Exeter Central Library and 15 March to team up with Somerset MIND in Yeovil. Over the year we have met many fantastic people in […]

Exhibition of new 20/20 prints

This year’s 20:20 print exchange attracted 581 artists from 42 print workshops who created 14,525 prints. The concept is a simple one: Print workshops are asked to get 10, 20 or more artists, (in multiples of 10 or 5 for smaller workshops). All artists produce an edition of 25 prints each 20cm x 20cm, (paper […]

New 20/20 box set

Fantastic to receive my 2014 set of prints from the Hot Bed Press print exchange.  Some superb images this year. Participating this time are 581 artists from 42 workshops generating a massive 14,525 prints. Thanks so much to the team who manage this mammoth task of collating all the work. This is my 4th set […]

Back to the moor

I am back in HMP Dartmoor for another 6 weeks printmaking – this time in the education section. It is still part of the Devon Guild project on the theme of Freedom. Whilst Freedom is a bit of a touchy subject in gaol, nevertheless the men have risen to the challenge with a broad interpretation. […]

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