I came to printmaking after I retired and having no formal art training but went on to achieve a certificate in printmaking and have continued to take short courses and workshops which has helped me develop my practice.
I am influenced by elements of the moors and countryside where I live. Edges, rock outcrops and stonewalls crop up in various forms in my work; I am also interested in some of the distressed, industrial buildings in the city, My prints aren’t representative images but more to do with the way I feel about places. I like to combine techniques, layering images to get the effects I
Recently I have been thinking more about the format for my prints and am turning to the idea of artists books as a way forward.