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Tom Tomkinson
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Artist, digital print maker and occasional vendor of vintage prints
Artist, digital print maker and occasional vendor of vintage prints

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Before there was photography there was engraving and this is an example of the very best from the 1890's
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There is a bridge over a river in North Wales under which the river rushes to the sea. During the last five miles of its journey, the river slows and widens as it arrives to be consumed by the salty sea. At some point it’s riverness ceases to be and is…
Rush 2
Rush 2
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There is something about water rushing down a mountain that is hypnotic. Maybe it’s the infinite shape and shade shifting of tumbling and turmoil in relentless and irrational motion. It seems to me to be both calming and alarming. Print size: 12″ x 12″…
Rush 1
Rush 1
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If you ever visit North Wales you must take a stroll along Llandudno pier – it’s the law and it’s still standing proud on a beautiful headland. I’m emotionally attached to it because I spent my first holiday with my wife to be in Llandudno in the early…
End of the Pier
End of the Pier
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When I was a boy I lived near the local public park and it’s boating lake. For reasons I can’t fathom I became a bit obsessed with rowing and messing about in rowing boats. It was in the late 1950’s and a chap with no interest in football needed a hobby.…
Gone Fishin 1
Gone Fishin 1
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Never get your meadow mixed up with your pasture. In the UK, the term meadow signifies a grassland that is mown once in the summer to provide hay for livestock.  Whereas pasture is grazed by livestock throughout the summer.  If you lay down in a pasture…
Meadow 1
Meadow 1
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There are three steps to heaven: 1. Wait for a warm sunny summer day. 2. Find yourself a meadow (a field of grass, flowers and other non-woody plants), lay down in your meadow and clear your mind. 3. Listen to the heavenly call of the skylark. If you…
Meadow 2
Meadow 2
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What is a meadow? Skylarks, worms, pig nuts, mice, dew, clover, cow pats, tents, sun, rain, butterflies, bees, cricket, football, grass flutes, streams, stretch, bikes, fire, running, jumping and laughing Print size: 12″ x 12″ (30 x 30 cm) Print…
Meadow 3
Meadow 3
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When I was a boy I had the nickname ‘pig nut’.  It was awarded to me by a good friend of mine who recognised that I had an uncanny ability to find the elusive pig nut – a small nut-like root of the conopodium majus. I think that i learned how to find them…
Meadow 4
Meadow 4
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This is my companion piece to ‘Red Bike 1’ being the tail end of an American masterpiece of design. I’ve written elsewhere about form and function in design, well here is a great example of how form needn’t necessarily follow function. A bike doesn’t need…
Red Bike 2
Red Bike 2
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