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      Meet the Maker: Martin Truefitt-Baker

      Meet the Maker: Martin Truefitt-Baker
      Martin Truefitt-Baker is a fine art printmaker and painter living in the Brecon Beacons national park, South Wales, UK. His linocuts use a reduction method, using a single piece of lino. This is progressively cutaway and overprinted onto paper several times, in a succession of tones, to build up the final image. The prints are …

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      Printing a Linocut with a Relief Printing Press

      Printing a Linocut with a Relief Printing Press
      Relief Printing Presses are a great option if you want to speed up your lino printing process. This one is available in A4 and square format. This type of press uses a platen to press down firmly to transfer ink from your block to the paper. Read on or scroll to the bottom to watch a …

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      Meet the Maker: Sarah Cemmick

      Meet the Maker: Sarah Cemmick
      I’m Sarah Cemmick, a linocut printmaker based in the Eden Valley in Cumbria. I have been printmaking for over twenty-five years (give or take a couple of children mid-way through) having graduated from the University of Sunderland with a degree in environ...

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      Meet the Maker: Sofia Salazar

      Meet the Maker: Sofia Salazar
      Hi! my name is Sofia Salazar. I’m a textile designer from Argentina, and I’ve been living in Norwich for the past 8 years. I come from a family of makers and in my practice, I try to explore and experiment with almost every …

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      Designing a Repeat Pattern by Hand

      Designing a Repeat Pattern by Hand
      This method is quick and simple. No digital equipment or software is required: all you will need is paper, a pen/pencil, tape and scissors. With this technique, a repeat pattern can build seamlessly with no awkward joins or obvious lines. It’s perfect for a scatter design and can be used for screen printing or block …

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