It’s carved — more like, scratched — into a block of lemonwood, and then printed in black ink by hand-burnishing. The challenge was expressing everything in black or white — no greys, let alone colour — everything is there or not there; every mark is a decision that can’t be changed.
Final stage: Darker-still mix of red and cobalt blue over the previous layers to complete the print.
Number 27. Four stage reduction linocut, 10 x 10 cm.
This is one of the houses in the North Laines of Brighton: endless rows of small, late Victorian, urban housing, most of which have been carefully restored. There’s lots of inspiration here.