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Cut Lino

There’s a delightful show running at the Gallery on the first floor of the Herne Bay Museum in William Street:

“Cut Lino”  by Hugh Ribbans

As the name would suggest, this is an exhibition of linocuts, and they are lovely – so lovely, in fact, that I bought one on sight – and that doesn’t happen often!

In the entry to the gallery room, there’s a display case showing some of tools of Hugh’s trade and descriptions of how he works. One singularly brilliant example is Hugh making a huge lino cut print of an elephant using a steam-roller  to do the squashing! Better still, on one wall is the lino cut he used, and on the facing wall is the resulting print he made.

It’s a cracking little show, so do pop in before it closes on 14th July.