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    Blog — April 2020

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    Make Your Own Paper Fingers

    Make Your Own Paper Fingers
    When printing with intaglio methods (etching, drypoint, collagraph etc.), it’s important to print onto dampened paper. Imagine you’ve just inked up your plate, your paper is soaking in a tray of water or in a stack and it’s time to print. You wash your hands but there’s still a little inky grubbiness in your fingerprints … Continue reading "Make Your Own Paper Fingers"

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    Meet the Maker: Mark Lord

    Meet the Maker: Mark Lord
    My Name is Mark Lord and I have set up a lino print business called Lino Lord. I make limited edition hand printed quality prints to display in peoples homes or work places. I’m a professional photographer with 20 years experience and generally if I’m photographing people, animals and plants in our countryside then I’m … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Mark Lord"

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    Printing with Leaves

    Printing with Leaves
    Your printmaking doesn’t have to be tethered to a studio or kitchen table. This project takes you outside to gather and enjoy the natural materials around you! Go for a walk around the garden, your road or even just your house and collect a few leaves with different shapes and textures. Use a tray or … Continue reading "Printing with Leaves"

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    Viscosity Monotype at Home

    Viscosity Monotype at Home
    Viscosity printing is a process that uses different viscosities (stickiness) of ink to enable you to ink up a plate with more than one colour – the different viscosities of ink will not mix. The foundations of this method can be used to create monotypes where a greasy medium can be used to resist ink. … Continue reading "Viscosity Monotype at Home"

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