Alexandra Buckle
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Welcome

My name is Alexandra Buckle. I have been a full time professional printmaker and artist since 2012, I live in Bicester, Oxfordshire, where I have set up my own home printmaking studio.
I'm inspired by countryside walks and excited by light, shadow and colour. I enjoy capturing my favourite scenery as hand printed reduction linocuts. This relief printing technique involves cutting and printing several layers of colour from the same block of lino in order to build up an image. 

I teach private lino printing classes and workshops at my home studio in Bicester and group workshops at Claydon Gallery in Buckinghamshire. I can tailor my workshops to artists or printmakers wishing to improve their skills, or to complete beginners.

I am a founder member of the Buckinghamshire Craft Guild based in Stoke Mandeville.

Latest information: Announcing this year's challenge!

I plan to complete 25 linocuts in 2019, and alongside these prints I will also create 50 mini paintings. I am interested to see whether the paintings begin to influence the prints and vice versa. Watch this space! 
Here is my first print and my first two paintings, titled Lakeside Puddles...
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See my progress in the 25 prints 50 paintings blog post ->

I'm next at the Craft Guild: Friday 1st March, 10pm- 4pm

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2019 dates for Claydon Gallery chosen:

To cater for greater demand for my workshops, I am offering a few dates for group workshops at Claydon Gallery this year.

Thursday 2nd May 10am-4pm, 80
Thursday 25th and Friday 26th July - two day workshop, 10am-4pm both days, 150
Thursday 26th September, 10am-4pm, 80

The workshops are a great intro into reduction lino printing for beginners and a chance for improvers to brush up their your skills. We will create a small run of multi-coloured prints. Six spaces are available on each date.
Please see Lino Printing Classes for more information.

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