Keith Gage and Sue Gage - painter / printmakers
inky pig studio
Keith studied art, illustration and typrography at Gloucester College of Art
from 1956 to 1961 and also studied weaving and textiles for 2 years at
Gloscat. He has been a professional artist/illustrator since 1961 and was elected to full membership of S.I.A.D. in 1964.
Keith has travelled extensively in South East Asia and Spain during the last 25 years. Keith retired from the commercial world of illustration 7 years ago and has subsequently become absorbed in fine art printmaking and gouache watercolour painting .Keith specialises in s mall editions of hand printed etchings, block prints and mixed techniques e.g. collagraph with overprinted drypoint, saline sulphate etching and mezzotint.
Sue originally trained as a technical illustrator in the aircraft industry in Cheltenham.
For many years her preferred medium has been watercolour but she now also works in acrylics, oils and pastels.
Her work also includes drypoint etching and lino and wood cuts which she prints herself using oil based printing inks.
Sue enjoys wood carving-mostly birds and other wildlife using a variety of wood ,either painting with acrylic paints or leaving the wood in it's natural state.
Her inspiration comes mainly from locations she has visited when pursuing her favourite recreational pastimes of hill walking and cycling both in the UK and overseas in South East Asia and Spain.