Sea Breeze lino print by Jo Degenhart

Studio Diary- January

I always find January a tricky time of year to get going. It seems such a long time since I worked and while the time spent with family and friends over Christmas is lovely, it leave me in a state of limbo which inevitably leads to inaction. I took part in ACEOs and Tiny Art Read More

Printing Wast Water by Jo Degenhart

Studio Diary-Summer/Autumn 2017

Hmm, so the last few months have been pretty busy and I have not managed to make time for my blog. I have missed writing it so I thought I could spend the next few weeks catching you up on what I have been up to, starting with the work I have created. When visiting the Read More

Printing Climbing on Tree Skeletons

Studio Diary- May/June 2017

I decided to combine May and June’s Studio Diaries as they seem to have sped by and melded into one for me this year! May was spent finishing off the Spring wildflower prints by printing a composite of all 12 flowers. I have not managed to get it into the shop yet as I have Read More

Wildflower ACEOs by JO Degenhart

Studio Diary- April 2017

April was all about the Wildflowers when I became part of a little group Facebook called ACEOs and Tiny Art Club and planned, carved and printed a series of ACEOs for an online sale. They are a talented group of Artists so it was a little intimidating, to say the least. For those of you who do Read More

Rollaco Press Jo Degenhart

New Rollaco Press

Well, this Rollaco Gem Press is the latest addition to my little studio. I have had a little play and am planning some designs to print on it which I will show you soon but I thought it would be good to introduce you first. Being six foot tall, I asked the maker John Pears to Read More

My lino printing desk by Jo Degenhart

Studio Diary- January 2017

I thought that I would try and keep a bit of a diary on my blog of the work I am working on and completing every month. I think it would be helpful to me and (hopefully) interesting to others, I know that I enjoy having a peak into other people’s processes and work. This Read More

Spring Snowdrops Print by Jo Degenhart

Spring Snowdrops Linoprint

For my second spring flower print I decided to chose Snowdrops. I love these little white flowers popping up in spring, these ones were drawn from picture I took at a garden near my Nan’s house. There were so many snowdrops growing there and we even saw a group planted in a heart shape. After trying a reduction Read More

Spring Daffodils by Jo Degenhart

Spring Daffodil Lino Print

I decided to produce two spring flower prints to celebrate my two favourite flowers at this time of year. I love spring bulbs, the first colour to burst though the ground after months of grey and brown, a surge of colour that signals the lighter nights and brighter days. I started with daffodils, three star shaped Read More