Custom House Quay, Falmouth
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This piece was created as part of a collaborative retirement gift for my old MA (and first year BA) tutor at University College Falmouth. The idea was suggested by his colleague – one of the other alumni – who asked that we all send a postcard-sized piece of art to go in a collector’s box. I wanted to create something new, that reflected my time in Falmouth. As a student, that predominantly meant beer, seagulls, seaside and beer. So my contribution is a two-layer linocut of Custom House Quay in Falmouth, home to The Quayside and Chain Locker pubs, as well as Cornwall’s infamous Trago Mills store (just out of shot).

Becca Thorne
Bristol, United Kingdom

I’m a linocut specialist, and my work is frequently used to illustrate historical books and editorials which require a medieval or Tudor woodcut look. Much of my inspiration co… Show more.

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