Nov 2010

Suburban house

Work in progress on a commission of a house with special memories.

Sketch beginnings..

..progress so far, with aim of achieving a second colour..

No Glue Needed

Simon Goode is returning to Birmingham Printmakers on December 11th to take a one day artists’ book workshop.

Simon goes on to elaborate:

‘I will be running a one-day workshop in non-adhesive bookbinding at Birmingham Printmakers on Saturday 11 December 2011, 10am - 4pm.

We will be learning how to make two different bindings: the 
Coptic stitch which originated around 200BC, and a range of Japanese stab bindings. We will also discuss how the bindings can be adapted to our individual needs: to hold prints, to develop into artists' books, and so on.

The course fee is £45 for the day, or £40 for members of Birmingham Printmakers and students.

If you wish to book a place please email me. There is a limited number of places, so please let me know as soon as you can.

Best wishes,

m: +44(0)7734 652438

Birmingham Printmakers Open Studio

Birmingham Printmakers is holding an Open Studio day on November 27 from 10 till 4. Everyone welcome to look around, view displayed work and take the opportunity to buy original prints and printed cards.

poster: Helen Lokwiya

This is also the launch day of the 20/20 Print Exchange organised by Hot Bed Press and Sean Rorke who’ve posted up images of all 120 works .

Birmingham Printmakers were randomly teamed up with Cork Printmakers in the exchange of prints.

Other studios involved with this exchange were:

West Yorkshire Print Workshop

Leinster Printmaking Studio

Prospect Studios

Seacourt Print Workshop

Black Church print workshop

Dundee Print Studio

Birmingham Printmakers show at University of Birmingham

Members of Birmingham Printmakers will be putting up a show of work from November 8th to December 17th.

(The location of Staff House can be found on the map link:

Below are a couple of aquatints which will be included in the show.

This 50x20cm image highlights the dominant clock tower ‘Old Joe’ ( Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower SP048835 ) and is reputed to be the tallest free standing clock tower.

a close up of what is supposed to depict a peregrine falcon which have been encouraged to the campus by Dr Graham Martin.

A small 20x20cm image of the wider University of Birmingham campus

Tim Southall's website

l was pleased to find that Tim Southall - painter,printmaker and fellow Birmingham Printmakers member - has his own website showcasing his own quality creativity.