Norman Ackroyd's Open Studio

We were invited by our friend Norman Ackroyd RA to share a mince pie at his open studio event  last weekend.

His print studio is spread over the two lower floors of a ramshackle converted Victorian factory building in Southwark. It is a great space. Aside from the display of his delicate and refined etchings and paintings we were particularly impressed with his cast-iron printing presses on the ground floor. Well-oiled and still working.

Norman's studio is full of rare objects. Our eyes caught a few of them and they are for us a real source of inspiration...Here they are scattered on improvised shelves inbetween bits and bobs. Can you spot them?

Norman Ackroyd
from Malin Head - Tory Island
Etching 2009
23 X 27 cm
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