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Posts tagged "Elcho Island"

Keep that left hand behind the tool

The sure hands of Elcho Island artist Joe, as he cuts his new woodblock using a design he has developed based on the movement of salt water currents. This print has been editioned in five colours and is available through Elcho Island Arts. Contact Dion on

Getting the colours right before we start

Senior Elcho artist Peter Datjing discusses his first two blocks with Basil during the February workshop conducted on the island.

The first new Elcho Island prints for some time

Tommy Minburra, Elcho Island carver, working on his third reduction woodcut during the latest printmaking workshop conducted by Basil Hall and Sean Smith for Elcho Arts in March 2009. Only small editions of 10 have been made. Prints are available through Elcho Arts. Contact Dion Teasdale at