On the birthing grounds

The chill of a pre-dawn December morning nipped at uncovered faces as our small group padded quietly out of the village. Gentle whispers of snatched conversation and the soft call of a winter robin licked the ears above the deep rhythms of distant breaking waves. Out onto the dunes, muscles finding…

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On Snettisham Beach

  Snettisham is tucked away on Norfolk’s western shoreline, a giant’s stone’s throw from Kings Lynn – a fold in the country from which mineral rich alluvium pours out into The Wash. It is rightly famed for it’s bird-life, particularly in winter where impossibly large flocks of knots join thousands of other…

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SWE 79 at The Bankside Gallery, London

31 January–19 February 2017 The Society of Wood Engravers 79th Annual Exhibition will be visiting London from the end of the month. This year’s special accompanying exhibition will celebrate the work of Peter Lawrence SWE RE. Bankside Gallery 48 Hopton Street London SE1 9JH Telephone: 020 7928 7521 Bankside Gallery website:…

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We were here all along

A signed digital print, new to our shop. In July 2016, through some fortuitous events, we discovered a long established colony of glow worms in a local set-aside field. For three weeks we visited nightly, photographing and counting them. This digital image, derived from an original linocut, is the result.…

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A few print images from through the year

This is a collection of some of the print derived digital images that I have produced this year. All are linocuts that have been cut and hand-printed, then scanned and digitally manipulated to produce the colour images. A more traditional approach would be to add colour through separate printed plates,…

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In the shadow of Cheviot

Towards the head of College Valley, skirted by a burn of brown and spuming crystal white water, with the Cheviot massif towering high to it’s east, stands a shepherd’s refuge. Like others dotted across the hill sides and valleys across Northumberland and other wild places, it provides shelter to sheep, shepherd and…

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The European Hare

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  The European hare (Lepus europaeus), also known as the brown hare, is a species of hare native to Europe and parts of Asia. It is among the largest hare species and is adapted to temperate, open country. Hares are herbivorous and feed mainly on grasses and herbs, supplementing these…

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