It’s important to take care of your exposed screen so that it can last for multiple print runs. With proper care, you should be able to use your screen again and again until you’re ready to have it washed off and a new design exposed. Read on for a list of rules and advice … Continue reading "Caring for an Exposed Screen"
I’m Marian and in short I’m a Mother of three, allotment neglecter and printmaker, I live in my native West Wales on the side of a hill in Ceredigion. I dabble with screen printing, wood cuts the odd bit of lino but collagraphs are my thing. Describe your printmaking process. I’m a real night … Continue reading "Meet the Maker – Marian Haf"
A rainbow roll is a great way to easily add a beautiful range of colours to a linocut. This project uses only two colours to create a range of shades, all in one printing layer. We are using the jigsaw linocut technique to give us areas of different colours. We want our background to be … Continue reading "Jigsaw Linocut with a Rainbow Roll"
I’m Bailey, the artist behind Young Schmidt Prints. I’m American but living in the UK with my husband and our two dogs, Murph and Eddie. I consider myself an illustrator and printmaker, but most of my days right now are filled with botanical-inspired linocut prints. I absolutely love houseplants and greenery, and my art very … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Bailey Schmidt"
We often talk about creating digital images to make exposed screens but there are a lot of ways to use hand drawn designs that bypass the need for computers at all – hooray! Grain Mark Screen Film allows you to draw directly onto a screen film whilst maintaining all your lovely textural marks. Charcoal and … Continue reading "Screen Printing Hand Drawn Designs with Grain Mark Screen Film"