Cam Knuckey

Cam Knuckey is a Linocut Artist, Illustrator and Printmaker and grew up in Heidelberg, just north of Melbourne. He studied Graphic Design at Swinburne, then Drawing and Printmaking at Prahran College in the 70’s. Cam Knuckey worked as an Illustrator for a range of newspapers and magazines. He is best known for his black and white illustrations for the Gardening Supplement in The Age during the 80’s and 90’s.

Cam’s filled his childhood with Edwardian children’s Book Illustrators like Rackham, Outhwaite and Dulac. He was later influenced by Art Nouveau curves, Art Deco lines, Arts and Crafts techniques, Tribal Textiles, and Ceramics. Cam is now living in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges. His artworks reflect the beautiful gardens and local bush in his area.

About Cam Knuckey Linoprints

Cam Knuckey fills his notebooks and sketchpads with spontaneous ink sketches. Chosen designs are printed onto paper either by Silkscreen or Linocut. He then quickly hand colours them using watercolour washes and opaque gouaches. Some hand coloured prints are given gold leaf backgrounds.

Signed original hand coloured linocuts or limited edition giclee prints. Cam Knuckey’s work has a particular Australian quality to it and is a popular choice in our gallery.

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