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56 Upper Ground,

London SE1 9PP 


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Hil Scott



From the first etching I made in 1965 I have been intrigued and fascinated by printmaking of all kinds and have used most forms, intaglio, wood cut and wood engraving, lino cut, silk screen and lithography. More recently, photo etching and now solar etching.



City and Guilds School of Art, Kennington, London

Foundation + 1st Year Painting & Printmaking.



City and Guilds School of Art, Kennington, London

Diploma in Fine Art Graphics.


During the 80s and 90s

I principally sold my work at Makers Markets and Art Fairs. I had regular stalls at St Martin in the Fields, St James Market in Piccadilly, Camden Lock and the Apple Market in Convent Garden. I have almost always had at least one solo exhibition a year.


2005 onwards

I started to work with photographs, using photo etching, combined with more traditional printmaking and drawing methods, as my medium. I am now beginning to move into making more mono prints and collages, using the above methods, combining with digital printing and have started to use solar etching and water based inks.


I have been using as my subject the changing face of London, the demolition of buildings and the rebuilding of new, the movement of people through the city and the oddities of detail and reflection and strange corners that occur in a large city.


I now take part in Pullens Open Studios at Clement Yard in Kennington twice a year in June and December. I still try to have at least I solo exhibition a year and am now a member of the Southbank Printmakers in whose Gallery I am able to have work on display.

Brick Wall, Tree and Reflected Windows

Photo etching, drypoint 

First Out

Photo etching and aquatint

20 X 20 cm


Photo etching and aquatint,

printed onto inkjet watercolour paper.

8.5 X 14 cm

Goods Yards Ghost I

Photo etching and aquatint

14.5 X 20 cm

Eye above Tree

12 x 13.5cm

Photo etch and aquatint, printed b&w, then painted

Winter Clump

36 x 42cm

Intaglio colour, hard and soft ground etching

Autumn Fallen (colour)

26.5 x 26.5 cm

Intaglio colour, photo etched drawing, with aquatint etching

Olive Trees (colour)

32 x 44cm

Intaglio colour, hard and soft ground etching

Hyde Park Tree

23 x 32.5cm

Intaglio colour, hard and soft ground etching

Summer Clump

36 x 42 cm

Intaglio etching, hard and soft ground

Walking Home from the Pub

41 x 43.5 cm

Photo etch with aquatint and rolled colour

Eye above Tree

Etching, aquatint, drypoint

12 x 13.5 cms

St Pauls and the Milennium Bridge

Colour etching, aquatint, spitbite, drypoint

29 x 20 cms

Eye with Hayward and Gormleyman

Etching, aquatint, drypoint, watercolour

34.5 x 36.5 cms

Golden Hind

Etching, charcoal, paint, gold leaf

35 x 38 cms

Eye over Hungerford

Etching, aquatint, drypoint

18 x 11 cms

Crisp Conversation

Etching, aquatint, drypoint

Eye above Hayward

Etching, aquatint, drypoint, watercolour

12 x 12.5 cms

Pylon 8, Tree and Accidental Angel 

Mono. Framed 76 x 66 cm.

Print £315, Frame £80, Framed, £395

3 etched plates printed together with intaglio colour

and chine collé and added drawing, on Arches Velin Blanc

Passion I

Photo collage, paint
33.5 x 34.5 cms 

Re-erecting Gasholder
Solar etching, 2 plates
21.5 x 29.5 cms

Etching, printed black onto colour digital image
21 x 21cms 


Pylon 3
Etching, printed black onto colour digital image
25 x 25 cms