My favourite printmaking medium is wood engraving, on end-grain box or lemonwood. This allows for fine detail because the wood grain does not interfere with the image. It is a slow process, and quite unforgiving, so I find that a carefully worked-out drawing before committing to the block is the best way to proceed.
My work mostly reflects the area near my home in Hastings. So far it has been mainly landscape or buildings but my next project will be an interior. Places often change after the print is made: Adams Farm’s barns were demolished for road construction; trees are cut down or limbs removed. Thus they become records of the past.
I have previously exhibited at Oxmarket Centre of Arts, Chichester.