Monthly Archives: February 2010

Hiraeth yr Awen 1

Linocut, roughly 200mm square, posted in my Etsy shop. This was inspired by a conversation with a friend about druidry, and remembering the mountains of Snowdonia where I grew up. It wasn’t originally intended to be a night scene, and it’s turned out a lot smoother and more Art Nouveau than I’d intended – I […]

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Whew!

If you noticed a service interruption in the last few hours, that’s because I was transferring this blog over to WordPress instead of Blogger. Google are no longer supporting publishing via FTP, so I had to find something else – since I was already using WordPress for Cold Iron & Rowan-Wood, my SF blog, I […]

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Colour matching – gold

Usefully, System 3 “Rich Gold” paint and Tri-Art “Iridescent Gold Deep” ink have almost exactly the same colour quality, so I can easily switch between them for a project.

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Knotwork dragon – plate & proof

That’s the first proof from a block I’ve had waiting on my workbench for ages, waiting for me to work out how the top of the dragon’s head should go. Since I took some WIP pictures of the block, here they are – first, while it was waiting, then all finished and ready to ink. […]

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High Days – Imbolc

Whilst I’m only about 20% pagan at the best of times (most of the rest is Quaker) I still like to keep the High Days, and today was Imbolc. Or, for the Christian side of me, St Brigid’s Day – patron of poets, blacksmiths, and healers, and always one of my favourites. My normal artistic […]

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