Clifford's Tower – The story behind the print

Updated: Jan 17, 2020


Clifford’s Tower is an iconic landmark in York, especially in spring when daffodils cover the grassy mound below.

The inspiration for this print came from a photograph taken as I cycle home on a bright sunny day in January.

The images below show some of the stages in creating the linocut print.



Escaping the snow and planning the design.


The design drawn onto the two blocks I'll be cutting.


Cutting the first block.