In the Observer the other day, I read an interview with author Sadie Jones. ‘I’m never happy with what I’ve written,” she says. “You imagine, before you start, there’s a cathedral, and the moment it starts on the page, it’s a garden shed. And then you just try and make it the best shed you can.”
It’s all about managing your expectations – I start off with the intention of producing a visual representation of the truth of the human condition and end up with, well, a linocut.
So I think, from now on, I’ll just go about making it the best linocut I can….