New directions: plate textures

After cutting the basic shapes I needed, it was time for the exciting bit –…


The Art Printworks at Printfest 2017

This year, I'll be taking my place alongside national printmakers exhibiting at…


New Directions Stage 2: cutting the plates – cut pieces 1

New directions: stage 2

Working from the quick sketches shown in my last post, it was time to start…


New directions: stage 1

It's been a while, but following my 'Anomalies' exhibition (which ended last…


Hello Dublin 2

The Dublin trip wasn't just about attending the Pushing Boundaries private…


Pushing Boundaries: Private View

Yes, we made it! On Tuesday 27 October, we rocked up at The Farmleigh Gallery…


Pushing Boundaries: Hello Dublin

Over the summer, I answered a call for entries to a ground-breaking exhibition…


Framed and ready?! One of the small images being prepared for transportation to storage

Framed and ready

They're ready. It's now less than three weeks to the opening of my show. The 60…


Nearly, but not quite: Variation – collagraph print

Nearly, but not quite

Nearly, but not quite The final selections of prints for my 'Anomalies'…


'Anomalies': the exhibition

‘Anomalies’, the first major exhibition of my works as an artist-printmaker,…


All in the detail: 'counters' fromlettering vinyls

All in the detail

As vital as they are, preparing for the show isn't all about the prints.…


A wall full of anomalies: decision made! Crescent moon print 1

A wall full of anomalies: decision made!

I thought that I had made up my mind on the images for the all-important back…


A plate for 'The Fourteen'?: collagraph plate

Fourteen from one: a wall full of anomalies

For my upcoming 'Anomalies' exhibition, I'm intending to use a whole wall to…


A brilliant afternoon of experimental printmaking

A couple of days ago, I was lucky enough to see and take part in a really…


Show Stories: Crescent Moon 3

Show Stories: Crescent Moon

I've been thinking about some ideas for related activities during the…


Show Stories: #Anomalies16 Anomalies 1: Twitter hashtag background image

Show Stories: #Anomalies16

'Anomalies', Works by Sinclair Ashman. The Ropewalk, Barton upon Humber: 10…


'Anomalies': September show at The Ropewalk, Barton upon Humber

'Anomalies' The first major exhibition of my Printmaking works will be at The…


Anomalies: 10x10cm print

Anomalies I: small plates and acrylic gels

As an extension to the Small Print series I've been working on for the last…


Small print March: gel and interior filler on plate

The Art Printworks small print March!

The series of 6x6 and the even smaller prints for Small Print International…


Six by Six by Eleven – the prints: prints on the drying rack

Six by Six by Eleven: the prints, part 2

The second set of prints. I thought that I had taken pictures of all of the…


Six by Six by Eleven – the prints: cross shaped print (detail)

Six by Six by Eleven: the prints, part 1

In my last post, I showed the eleven plates I had made, to be printed the Print…


Six by Six by Eleven: birch plywood printing plate with stuck glasspaper (close up)

Six by Six by Eleven

With September's exhibition at The Ropewalk coming up fast, I've been so busy…


Fabulous print set from Hot Bed Press

Fabulous print set from Hot Bed Press

Earlier today, I travelled to The Ropewalk to collect my personal set of…


Print Stories: '6x6' Part 3: image 10

Six go to market

Today, I took six of my '6x6' mounted prints to The Ropewalk to go on sale. In…


home page image: 'Seam' – gold detail

Print Stories: metallics

For a little while now I've been experimenting with the idea of working…


Hull – my print on show at InPrint 2015

Print Stories: InPrint exhibition in Hull

Yesterday, I went along to see the work of our Ropewalk Print Room group as…


Print Stories: post-print embellishments – gold thread

Print Stories: post-print embellishments

Recently, I've been looking at the work of other printmakers and artists who…