Monday, 30 July 2012

The Print Block Open Studios

During August print block members
will be holding Open Studio sales.
A selection of members work will
be available to buy on the following
dates. Sun 5th, Sat 11th, Sat 18th,
Sun 19th and Sun 26th. Opening hours
are 11am - 5pm. Everyone welcome!

The Summer Print Block Studio Sale

The Print Block opened its studio doors
at the weekend for its popular summer
print sale. A big thank you to everyone
who supported us and helped make it
such a great success. Our next studio
sale over Christmas won't boast a view
quite like this.

Hang Me Up

For this weeks Hang Me Up we have selected
this lovely print by Ruby Green. Ruby books
out the studio for the day and prints using
photographic stencils from her linocut images.

Photostencil Workshop

These are some great results we had from a
very entertaining group of men who turned
up to do our photostencil workshop at the
studio over the weekend.

Friday, 20 July 2012

The Print Block Studio Sale

We are proud to present another of our
popular Print Block Studio Sales held at
our studio in East Quay, Whitstable, next
to the Lobster Shack. Sale dates are July
Sat 28th & Sun 29th between 10am and 4pm.
A BIG thank you to London based Print
Block members Kevin and Hurk who produced
our brilliant poster this year.

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Artist/Printmaker Sadie Hennessy

We are proud to welcome Whitstable based
artist Sadie Hennessy who recently became
a Print Block member. Sadie is currently
with WW Gallery in Hackney, London and
completed a printmaking residency at Jealous
Studios where she was awarded the Jealous
Graduate Art Prize. Her new print, editioned
at The Print Block is part of a series titled
'End of The Pier Show'.

Maria Clemen

New work by Print Block member Maria
Clemen. These glamorous prints were
part of Maria's recent show at Rebecca
Hossack's New York Gallery on Mott
Street where she got great reviews
in The Wall Street Journal.

Monday, 16 July 2012


On electric guitar we are proud to feature
Print Block member Davis Gratus playing
with his band Centurian Sect at Whitstable's
annual premier hut-based music festival
hosted by artist/printmaker Sadie Hennessy.

Friday, 13 July 2012

New Hang at Windy Corner Stores

An exhibition of work by Print Block member
Jo Aylward is now showing at Windy Corner
Stores Cafe at the end of Nelson Road,
Whitstable. All works are for sale.

Editioning for Emma Thomson

Suki has been editioning this
week for Whitstable based
Illustrator Emma Thomson. Emma,
the creative talent behind
'Felicity Wishes' is launching
her new character 'Princess Pearl'
at the Oyster Festival this year.
Limited edition prints will be
available to buy from childrens
shop Buttercup on Harbour Street,

Saturday, 7 July 2012

Bookmaking Workshop with Tish Tunstall

These are some beautiful examples
from the successful bookmaking
workshop that we recently held
at The Print Block. Tish Tunstall
will be holding part two of this
popular workshop on Saturday
13th July from 10-4pm and will
be focusing on handmaking books
with a spine. Some spaces are
still available please check
the website for further details.

Julia McKenzie

London based artist/printmaker Julia
McKenzie booked the studio for two
days to work on her new edition of
prints that feature the Whitstable map.
A regular visitor to Whitstable Julia's
work is based around familiar places
that are often special or important to
her. Her artwork is drawing based but
she also uses collage and papercuts.

Hannah at The Horsebridge

Print Block member Hannah with her display
of lovely hand printed textiles at The
Horsebridge Arts & Community centre in
Whitstable for their annual summer sale.