Debby Akam

image of open spread of the Lancashire Life magazine

I love the low- tech nature of woodcut and the direct relationship that exists between wood, paper and cut. I tend to improvise with a vocabulary of textures and forms, a methodology that allows me to insert imagery taken from different sources, including observational drawing, photographs and folk art. to: surprise me; create joyful images that express balance and positivity; use colour in an expressive way; use colour to create spatial relationships; explore pattern and rhythm; and explore ways of depicting my relationship with my rural environment.

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