Woodblock Boxes and Plaques

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My recent work has focused on woodcarving. Inspired by the woodcuts I used to make to print I have been making the woodcuts but not printing them! These boxes and plaques are very tactile and I really enjoy the process of

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Just Joan

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Here is my latest iPad finger painting using the Brushes app. It is noticeable to me that my portraits have become more and more realistic and tighter in both technique and detail- I guess this is my default setting as

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iPad Finger Paintings

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I am now working on my final MA unit and have returned to the subject of the village where I live. My first unit involved anthropomorphising the inhabitants of the village and creating slightly sinister images from an ‘outsiders’ point

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My First Blog

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Here is the latest image I’ve been working on- these are some of the dogs we see most days on our walks in the village and on the village green. In my image they are meant to represent Cerberus. Cerberus

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