Anne Desmet RA
8 months ago
Watch Anne Desmet RA create ‘Wood Engraver’s Tower’
Learn the story behind Anne Desmet RA’s engraving, which commemorates the centenary year of the Society of Wood Engravers and features in this year’s Summer Exhibition.
9 months ago
Anne Desmet RA: engraving angels
Artist Anne Desmet RA documents the weekly progress of her latest wood engraving – inspired by her mother, the resilience of the human spirit, and Florence Nightingale.
1 year ago
Woodwork: how does it work?
The centuries-old techniques of woodcut and wood engraving are alive and well today, holding an enduring appeal for contemporary artists. But what are these processes and what is the difference? Fiona Maddocks investigates.
> 3 years ago
Top picks from the Collection: Anne Desmet RA
Anne Desmet is the only current Royal Academician elected for her work as an engraver. In this online tour, she unearths treasures from the Collection including works by Dürer, Piranesi and William Blake.
> 4 years ago
How to… make a wood engraving, with Anne Desmet
In the first part of our new video series looking at artistic techniques, Anne Desmet RA demonstrates each step in creating a wood engraving, from tracing the original drawing through to printing a first proof.
> 5 years ago
Anne Desmet: Time is of the essence
Anne Desmet RA is known for her prints and collages exploring space and time. But in her new show she combines these with objects in unusual and playful ways.
Inside the Academy
7 years ago
Printmaking with Anne Desmet RA
Royal Academician and printmaker Anne Desmet led a workshop for attRAct students, taking inspiration from our current exhibition, ‘Renaissance Impressions’.
7 years ago
Out of the shadows
As exceptional examples go on display in ‘Renaissance Impressions’, printmaker Anne Desmet RA reveals the story behind this pivotal development and discusses why these rare prints continue to dazzle us today.
> 8 years ago
In the studio with Anne Desmet RA
Printmaker and Academician Anne Desmet discusses juggling work and family life in a studio at her east London house.