Category Archives: Artist’s Proof

Stories we like about printmaking and the work of our printmaker members

Melvyn Evans SGFA at The Yorkshire Sculpture Park

by Melvyn Evans SGFA At the beginning of this year I was invited to take part in an exhibition at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. The new work for the exhibition would be a continuation of a series of prints looking … Continue reading

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Artist’s Proof – Mixed print media by Olive Webb SGFA

“When asked to describe the type of work I create, I tend to fall back on the vague term ‘mixed media’ or more recently ‘mixed print media’. No single technique gives me everything I need to develop an idea.    I … Continue reading

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Artist’s Proof – Le Morte d’Arthur by Melvyn Evans SGFA

Editor’s note: As we were putting the final touches on this story it was confirmed that Le Morte d’Arthur and Landscape with Figure and Sacred Well will be shown in the 2014 Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Art. “Le Morte d’Arthur is based … Continue reading

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Artist’s Proof – Light and dark in Northumbria by Chris Knox ASGFA

“My early artistic influences include the landscape artists John Constable, Thomas Girtin and J M W Turner, and later the fine art photographers Edward Steichen and Alfred Steiglitz.   I am a landscape artist working from my studio in Lewes, East Sussex. My work … Continue reading

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Artist’s Proof – All Rock, No Roll: The Mezzotint Process by Clive Riggs SGFA

Leaping Hare 2 42 x 30 cm Mezzotint printed in burnt umber ink Shortlisted for the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation Wildlife Artist of the Year exhibition 2014 “I first turned to mezzotint in a dedicated way a couple of years … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – The Energy Series by Christine Hopkins SGFA

“Winter rain, floods and rising oceans have been much on my mind. This led me to explore the landscape settings of power generation facilities in the UK. They’re often only a few feet above sea level, in vulnerable positions and taken for … Continue reading

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Artist’s Proof – Master printer Stanley Jones MBE and the Curwen Studio

In our occasional series Artist’s Proof we publish stories about printmaking and the work of the Society’s printmaker members.  Today we bring you a fascinating broadcast originally aired on BBC Radio 4 two years ago this month. In The Print Master producer Sarah Jane … Continue reading

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