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Si Smith...

Leeds-based but Leicester-born, I'm a freelance illustrator and do-er of generally artistic stuff.

Back at the start of 2010 I set myself the challenge of documenting every bus trip I take during the year with a lino print.
I was getting into a bit of a rut in my working life, i wasn't doing much observational drawing anymore, and I fancied getting to grips with a new skill [lino printing is a pretty simple thing to set up, at least to begin with...] so it seemed like a good idea...

Many of the prints in the shop here are the fruits of this project.
(And you can find out more about that project here - www.ayearofbustrips.co.uk )

There'll also be other prints and maybe the odd…

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  • Male
  • Born on May 21
  • Joined December 4, 2008

Favorite materials

lino, 2B pencils

About

Si Smith...

Leeds-based but Leicester-born, I'm a freelance illustrator and do-er of generally artistic stuff.

Back at the start of 2010 I set myself the challenge of documenting every bus trip I take during the year with a lino print.
I was getting into a bit of a rut in my working life, i wasn't doing much observational drawing anymore, and I fancied getting to grips with a new skill [lino printing is a pretty simple thing to set up, at least to begin with...] so it seemed like a good idea...

Many of the prints in the shop here are the fruits of this project.
(And you can find out more about that project here - www.ayearofbustrips.co.uk )

There'll also be other prints and maybe the odd drawing or painting for sale too - keep checking back to see what's new...

I am married with two kids and I have a secret drawer-ful of 2B pencils.

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