Prints for sale!

Prints for sale!

As well as helping organisations develop audiences, I have a little bit of artist in me, which is being given a creative outlet at Northern Print where I learned to the art of silk screen printing last year. If you’ve ever been to Prague and wandered along the Charles Bridge at sunset, you might like … Continue reading

A multi-channel approach pays off

A multi-channel approach pays off

Want to create a no-budget social media campaign with big budget results? If you are a small/medium sized organisation with minimal marketing budget, social media theoretically offers the potential of reaching a huge online audience without breaking the bank. But I am often asked by busy Marketing staff how to minimise the time required to … Continue reading

Setting Fire to the world

Setting Fire to the world

Northern Print, a small printmaking studio and gallery in Newcastle famous for punching above its weight with ambitious ventures such as the International Print Biennale, has once again proved its international mettle with Flaming Prints. We made it round the world in 24 hours of constant creativity as eight international printmaking studios in England, Canada, … Continue reading

Real Flames on Prints

Real Flames on Prints

Fascinated to see what the South African contingent of the Flaming Prints project have been up to – literally setting fire to their prints! Mark Attwood from The Artists’ Press says: “…starting to get excited about the possibilities here. We are working on a way to set our tusche alight and burn it onto the … Continue reading

Playing a part in Flaming Prints

Playing a part in Flaming Prints

My involvement in Northern Print’s supercool round the world printmaking relay, Flaming Prints, continues apace. We are using Pinterest as a central depository for Flaming Prints images from the 8 studios taking part in the 24 hour printmaking relay. We are now inviting people all over the world to contribute to the project via social … Continue reading

Flaming Prints!

Flaming Prints!

I am currently working on a very exciting campaign. Northern Print, the North East printmaking studio and gallery, is coordinating a global printing event to celebrate the Olympic Games. Flaming Prints is a 24 hour non-stop round the world printing challenge involving eight international print studios in America, Canada, China, Korea, Mexico, Poland and South … Continue reading

knowledge: what is a fair exchange?

Spent a stimulating day today at BALTIC taking part in the Turning Point Knowledge Exchange. Turning Point is a strategic approach to developing visuals arts in the UK. There are a number of strands and themes to the initiative but today was a response to the stated need for visual artists, arts organisations, freelancers and … Continue reading

tiltshift: my world

tiltshift: my world

Currently obsessed with the tiltshift app as it makes even the most mundane picture intriguing (does it? ha, maybe only to me). Colours pop, the edges blur, focus is pulled tight onto detail. It feels like my life right now, three weeks into freelance. Everything is more dramatic, moments of import sweep through the day … Continue reading

iMovie Magic

What is a fun thing to do on a Sunday afternoon? Make yourself a promotional trailer on your smartphone! (Or naturally you could ask me to make it for you.) I paid the princely sum of £3.99 to download the iMovie app and had a fab few hours playing about with the movie trailer feature, … Continue reading