Sunday, January 26, 2020

A wee linocut

©2020 Barry Smith - First cut of the coffee horse float.
I managed to do the first cut of a small postcard size lino cut.  It is of a Coast Coffee stop between Armadale and Bettyhill in the Scottish Highlands.

A few of the process photos.

©2020 Barry Smith - Photo of Fiona and Graham at the coffee stop
©2020 Barry Smith - Image reduced to postcard size and converted to black and white
©2020 Barry Smith - Transferring the image
©2020 Barry Smith - Transfer working well
A few of the proofs using different papers and printing techniques.

©2020 Barry Smith - Proofs of the inked up lino cut
The lino cut has potential - detail to be reworked.


  1. This! Such simple, direct lines ... and the flowers in the lower left corner are downright sprightly


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