Down the Canal by Jo Degenhart

Sankey Valley Survey- January 2018

As I have told you I am spending this year studying Sankey Valley Park, a park that runs along Sankey Canal. I am not entirely sure where it will take me but I went out in January to work out the area I am going to look at and see what I could find. I Read More

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 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


Studio Diary – March 2017

This month I have really got going with my new press! I have been carving furiously and experimenting to create a number of lino prints, learning a lot along the way. The first linocut I printed on it was ‘Sea Foam’ using my new narrow rollers to create multiple colours on a single linocut. This is not possible on Read More

Jo Degenhart #marchmeetthemaker

Taking part in #Marchmeetthemaker

  After completing  my month of drawing in February, I leapt straight into #marchmeetthemaker. For those of you that have not heard of this challenge it was organised by illustrator Joanne Hawker and was a list of prompts to be used on instagram and other social media to help your followers get to know you. I Read More

Day 22 In the Stream by Jo Degenhart

Week 4 of the 28 Drawings Later Challenge

This is the final week of the 28 Drawings Later Challenge that ran through February and as it was a leap year, there are 8 pictures this week. Day 22- In the Stream This picture was inspired by the same trip to the river as day ….. I wanted to look at the pictures I Read More

A walk in the woods by Jo Degenhart

Week 2 of the 28 Drawings Later Challenge

Here are the pictures from the second week of the February drawing challenge. Day 8 A younger looking, weird eyed me Faces are such a challenge to me but there is nothing for it but to face my own fears. Hardest part of this drawing was to stare at my face in the mirror. I need Read More