Will Dyke

Woodcut & Lino Printing, Monoprint, Collagraph, Dry Paint

Will Dyke studied illustration and printmaking at Harrow College of art, University of Westminster. Stories and illustration have influenced and informed his artistic outlook, which also encouraged his earlier career in bookselling.

Now living in Chichester, Will specialises in woodcut and linocut prints; exhibiting and teaching regular workshops and classes. He sells limited edition prints, and works to commission. Much of his work is inspired by rural life and history; which has led to an involvement with the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum in West Sussex.

Will is also the organiser of the Printmakers' Exhibition, held annually in Chichester. It is a popular show showcasing prints handmade in traditional methods. Exhibitors include printmakers from Will's classes, invited artist's, professionals, and attendees of West Dean College, from amateur, to foundation, and degree level.

Will is available for both talks, demonstrations and workshops.

Workshops: Can either be a full day or half day. Most groups opt for an 'Introduction to Woodcut and Linocut Printing', however, classes can also be tailored to groups requirements, and more advanced topics are also available.

Talk and Demonstration: Will also does an illustrated talk and demo which consists of a one hour talk, followed by print demonstration. The talk covers life, inspiration, working practice, current and future projects, and insights into being a working artist printmaker (PowerPoint). Followed by a practical demonstration of cutting and printing a woodcut or linocut design.

Will is willing to travel to the South, SW and SE of the country with expenses.

To see more of Will's work, please visit his website www.willdyke-printmaking.co.uk.