This is that time of year when around 500 printmakers, up and down the the country, and some overseas have submitted their 20:20 edition of prints. Carolyn Murphy has taken part in this print exchange since 2011, as part of Prospect Studios Printmakers or Hot Bed Press, or both. The 20 x 20 cm prints … More 20:20 time of year
Printmaker Carolyn Murphy will have 5 linocuts on the Hot Bed Press stand at the Manchester Art Fair this weekend, 12 – 14 October 2018. Hot Bed Press is exhibiting and selling a selection of members’ work, framed and unframed, on Stand 270 at the Manchester Art Fair, taking place at Manchester Central (Formerly GMEX) Windmill Street, … More Carolyn Murphy Linocuts at Manchester Art Fair
Carolyn Murphy is in the process of printing a giant A1 linocut commission for Macmillan. Currently at the half way stage, after 3 colours, there are spot colours to hand print, before it goes through the press twice more. The scale of the linocut alone presents it’s own challenges. Take a look at the video … More Printing the Giant Linocut
Carolyn Murphy is now working on her first printmaking commission, for Macmillan. It’s going to be a large linocut to go on the wall of the new extension to the Macmillan Support Centre at Manchester’s Wythenshawe Hospital. The large linocut is being prepared in time for the opening of the Centre’s new extension this Spring. … More New Big Linocut Commission
Carolyn Murphy’s 20:20 linocut for this year’s print exchange is ready – the edition of 25 original prints is all set to go. ‘Into the Woods’ is a multi-plate linocut 15 x 15cm in size and uses Caligo ink on Somerset paper. Carolyn is entering with Prospect Studios this year. Prospect is just one of around 40 printmaking workshops to take part in the 2017 20:20 Print … More 20:20 linocut ready to deliver
This year Carolyn Murphy is submitting 2 editions for the 20:20 print exchange – yes, sheer madness – one with Alan Birch’s Prospect Studios and another with Hot Bed Press. Both linocut editions are all done and you can see images below. For more process and stage images check out Carolyn’s blog at carolynmurphyprintmaker.blogspot.co.uk. A full edition takes quite a … More 20:20 prints x 2!