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Coppersmiths and Coopers

In this project the industrial life of Coppersmiths and Coopers in Scotland is captured using limited edition copper plate etchings. This work is part of a larger project where life at the whisky barns are captured in collaboration with Speyside Cooperage. (more…)

Speyside Cooperage

This printmaking project captures life at Speyside Cooperage still using traditional methods, tools, skill and craftsmanship,  yet providing a modern and vital trade of the industrial landscape of Scotland,  (more…)

Drunk on whisky, butts and barrels

In the barns where the whisky casks are made the movement of the coopers dancing around their barrels, busy shaping, shaving and charring casks instantly captivated me. With their aprons, traditional tools (more…)

Printmaking and Whisky

This Printmaking and Whisky clip shows some of the tools and equipment I use in the studio when creating etchings focussed on the whisky industry. I built up the drawing  onto the copper plate in several layers. Each layer exposing unprotected copper is bathed in acid.  (more…)

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