Collagraph Prints

A record of my collagraph prints in chronological order, most recent at the top. Scroll back to see prints made earlier. Some of these are small and available as cards as well as mounted or framed prints.

Moonlight reveals the poetry

Collagraph with Chine Collé

December 2016

Under the land lies music

Collagraph with chine collé

September 2016


Along the blue coast

Collagraph with chine colle (varied edition)

March 2016  

 The wise trees stand sleeping in the cold

Collagraph

February 2016

   

African Elephant, red

Collagraph with chine colle

Sept 2015

  

 African Elephant, blue

Collagraph with chine colle

September 2015

   

Elephant

Elephant

Elephant

Collagraph with chine colle

(card or mounted / framed print)

2015

(printed on a variety of colours / patterns of tissue, decorated with glitter, sequins and drawing)

 

Front door, Abington Park Museum

Front door, Abington Park Museum

Front Door, Abington Park Museum

Coloured collagraph (mounted / framed print)

2015

Inspired by the light shining through from the inner courtyard on a sunny summer day.

 

 

 

Textures of the land

The Textures of the land

The Texture of the Land

Coloured Collagraph (mounted / framed print)

Inspired by experimenting with textures and markmaking as part of the #sketchbookcircle14.

 

 

 

Gatepost, Delapre Park

Gatepost, Delapre Park

Gatepost, Delapre.

Collagraph (mounted / framed).

Also printed in sepia ink on cream paper.

 

 

 

 

A Home Awaits a Solitary Bee, coloured collagraph.

A Home Awaits a Solitary Bee, coloured collagraph.

 

A Home Awaits a Solitary Bee.

Coloured Collagraph (mounted / framed)

Inspired by installing an insect box in my garden, wathcing Martha Kearney’s TV programme ‘The Wonder of Bees’ and enjoying the round shapes and contrast between dark and light.

2014

 

Red Yellow, Yellow Red

Red Yellow, Yellow Red

Red Yellow, Yellow Red.

Coloured collagraph (card or mounted / framed print)

An abstract print that has arisen from exploration of texture, shape and colour during #sketchbookcircle14, a collaborative project with art teachers.

A departure from my usual figurative work that I have enjoyed experimenting with.

2014

 

 

 

 

Trees in Mist

Trees in Mist

Misty Morning

Two plate coloured collagraph (card and mounted / framed print)

2014

inspired by #skymarch drawings

 

 

Winter Trees, Winter Skies

Winter Trees, Winter Skies

Winter Tree, Winter Sky.

Two plate coloured collagraph (card and mounted / framed print)

2014

inspired by #skymarch drawings

 

 

Medieval Tiles, Northampton Museum

Medieval Tiles, Northampton Museum

Medieval Tiles, Northampton Museum.

Coloured collagraph printed on buff paper (mounted / framed print)

2013

Inspired by drawing medieval tiles in Northampton Museum.

 

 

 

Medieval Tiles, Northampton Museum

Medieval Tiles, Northampton Museum

Medieval Tiles, Northampton Museum.

Coloured collagraph (cards of each single tile and mounted / framed prints)

2013

(as above but with more vibrant colours)

 

 

 

 

Tile, St Andrew's Priory, Northampton

Tile, St Andrew’s Priory, Northampton

Tiles, St Andrew’s Priory, Northampton.

Coloured Collagraph (mounted / framed print)

2013

One of the tiles from the museum taken and repeated, with deterioration and colour change.

 

 

 

Poetry Forest

Poetry Forest

Poetry Forest 1 and Poetry Forest 2.

Hand tinted collagraphs with lines of poetry written onto tree trunks (mounted / framed print)

2013

(the second and third incarnations of this series)

 

 

 

Nine Whissendine Tiles

Nine Whissendine Tiles

Nine Whissendine Tiles

Coloured collagraph (mounted / framed prints)

2013

Inspired by floor tiles at St Andrew’s Church, Whissendine, drawn on a visit to a friend who is the vicar there. The colours in this print are more vivid than in the church.

 

glbf 001Blue Flowers, Green Leaves.

Coloured collagraph (card and mounted / framed print)

2012

 

 

 

blue bird 001

Blue Bird

Coloured Collagraph (card and mounted / framed print)

2012

 

 

 

Green Bird

Green Bird

Green Bird

Coloured Collagraph (card and mounted / framed print)

2012

 

 

 

 

 

2012-05-26 11.44.55Tiles, St Andrew’s Church, Whissendine

Coloured collagraph (card and mounted / framed print)

2012

A set of four floor tiles, drawn from life.

 

trees in snow 1 001Trees in Snow 1

Collagraph (card and mounted / framed print)

2012

(from drawings made in the snow, made as a Christmas card)

 

snow in the park 2 001Trees in Snow 2

Collagraph (card and mounted / framed print)

2012

(from drawings made in the snow, Christmas card)

 

 

trees in spring, DelapreTrees in Spring, Delapre.

Handtinted collagraph.

2011

(made for the Delapre exhibition)

 

 

 

dovecote NFC 001Dovecote, Newton.

Coloured collagraph (card and mounted / framed print)

2011

(from a drawing made at Newton Field Centre)

 

 

 

Porch Window, Newton.

Collagraph.

2011

 

Detail, Newton.

Collagraph.

2011

 

Ofili Flowers 1

Collagraph with chine colle.

2011

 

Ofili flowers 2

Collagraph with chine colle.

2011

 

Ab Pk small 001

Abington Park

Coloured collagraph.

2011

(for a mini print exhibition)

 

 

forestPoetry Forest

Handtinted collagraph with poetry written onto tree trunks.

2010

(for the 15 x 15 exhibition)

 

 

Dovecote JE

Dovecote

Coloured collagraph

2010

(of my friend Maureen’s dovecote, for her birthday)

 

 

 

2015-08-25 08.51.14Silver Birches

Coloured collagraph

2010

(inspired by trees at Burghley sculpture park)

 

 

 

2015-08-25 08.51.10Looking Across the Lake, Abington Park

2010

coloured collagraph

 

Tiles, Holy Sepulchre

Tiles, Holy Sepulchre

Tiles, Holy Sepulchre

coloured collagraph (cards and mounted / framed print)

2010

(A set of four tiles based on the floor tiles of the round church)

 

 

 

Buildings

Handtinted collagraphs

2010

These prints were inspired by drawing at The British Library from old maps.

2015-08-25 08.52.40 2015-08-25 08.51.59 2015-08-25 08.52.05 2015-08-25 08.52.19 2015-08-25 08.52.46

 

Man, Standard of Ur

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Man, Standard of Ur

Handtinted collagraph

2010

(set inspired by the Standard of Ur, an artefact in the British Museum, drawn to my attention by the Radio 4 series ‘A History of the World in 100 objects’)

Woman, Standard of Ur

 

Woman, Standard of Ur

Handtinted collagraph

2010

Goat, Standard of UrGoat, Standard of Ur

Handtinted collagraph

2010

 

 

 

 

Porch, the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Abington Park, coloured collagraph, 2009

Porch, the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Abington Park, coloured collagraph, 2009

Porch, St Peter and St Paul, Abington Park

Coloured collagraph (mounted / framed print)

2009

(From a drawing made from outside the church looking in)

 

 

 

Elephant 1

Elephant 4

Elephant 5

 

Elephant 6Elephants 1, 2, 3, 4

Handtinted collagraphs (card and mounted / framed print)

2009

(greeting cards)

 

 

 

 

Greek Bird 4

Greek Bird 3Greek Bird 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greek Birds, 1, 2, 3, 4

Collagraphs with chine colle (card and mounted / framed print)

2009

(made after drawing in the British Museum, greeting cards)

Autumn, Grounds of Castle Ashby, coloured collagraoh. Made for the 15 x 15 exhibition at The University of Northampton, 2008

Autumn, Grounds of Castle Ashby, coloured collagraoh.
Made for the 15 x 15 exhibition at The University of Northampton, 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Autumn, Grounds of Castle Ashby

Coloured collagraph

2008

(for 15 x 15 exhibtion)

 

Looking through trees

 

 

Looking Through Trees

Handtinted collagraph

2008

(from drawing in Abington Park)

Abington Park

Trees, Abington Park

Coloured collagraph

2008

(from drawing in Abington Park)

tree in wintertree in springtree in summertree in autumnSeasonal Trees

Collagraphs with chine colle

2008

(some of the first collagraphs made after a long break from printmaking, greeting cards)

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4 Responses to Collagraph Prints

  1. Love the variety in your work. How do you apply your inks?

    • I use oil based inks and apply them using scrim usually, on some plates in very careful patches or with colours merging. In others I have two plates that ink up in different colours and print on top of each other. Often it’s all quite accidental!

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