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Flying Heads with Straw Hats

Flying Heads with Straw Hats

I've drawn a lot of inspiration from prints, especially Goya’s work, which I have been returning to again and again for years. Creating prints on the other hand is something that has always alluded me. In many ways printmaking is the exact opposite to the way I paint. Being mindful of timing and doing things in an orderly way is a ...

Out Of The Blue

Out Of The Blue

Earlier this year I found some etching proofs while I was cleaning out the studio. They came from a series of three prints I did in 2007 while on residency in Cill Rialaig, a famine village by the edge of the sea in Kerry which was turned into artist cottages. There were both single plate proofs and some that already had two or three plates printed on to them. I also rediscovered a few jars of delicious...