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Graphic designer by day, printer and painter by night.

I work as a graphic designer but decided a few years ago that being immersed in a purely digital world was not making me happy anymore. So I started printmaking. After a brief hiatus, some friends at work asked me to teach them basic printmaking (lino in particular).

Thus LINOPALOOZA was born.

We had nearly as many laughs hyping the "event" as actually getting together. Much cutting and cursing and laughing took place. The night was riddled with gin and tonics. They encouraged me to post my prints on etsy. So here I am.

Each print is hand-pressed and hand-pulled. All prints will be originals with minor variations on each.

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  • Joined March 14, 2008

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linoleum, ink, paper, cutting tools, paint, brushes, gin, laughter

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About

Graphic designer by day, printer and painter by night.

I work as a graphic designer but decided a few years ago that being immersed in a purely digital world was not making me happy anymore. So I started printmaking. After a brief hiatus, some friends at work asked me to teach them basic printmaking (lino in particular).

Thus LINOPALOOZA was born.

We had nearly as many laughs hyping the "event" as actually getting together. Much cutting and cursing and laughing took place. The night was riddled with gin and tonics. They encouraged me to post my prints on etsy. So here I am.

Each print is hand-pressed and hand-pulled. All prints will be originals with minor variations on each.

I've recently decided to start branching out from linos so I will be including paintings and drawings. As a nod to this change, I'm renaming the shop. Coincidentally, the shop is now named the same as my blog. And vice versa.

Nestled in St. John's, Newfoundland (Canada), with my wife and two frisky cats.

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