Here is a selection of work created in our studio throughout 2015. Have a look at our courses if you fancy joining us in 2016. Happy New Year!
Handprinted started in 2003. I (Shirley) was teaching printing and dyeing techniques in an Adult Ed College in South West London and to make a little extra money I sold items I had printed and dyed at craft fairs. Alongside my more personal pieces I printed some simple items using customer’s children’s hand and foot prints – the … Continue reading "Meet the Maker – Handprinted – Us!"
This is a very simple and easy Christmas project. Just whip out your screen, grab an old cardboard box and a squeegee and within half an hour you’ll have this handmade stunner for the top of your tree. Start by drawing your star shape on a piece of leftover cardboard. Any size is fine, … Continue reading "Printing a Christmas Star"
Modern Botanics has an aesthetic that we can’t get enough of here at Handprinted. Meet the maker behind the lovely prints: Mirta Tyrrell. Her story is truly inspirational. I’m Mirta, I’m an illustrator, print-maker and maker and I live on the banks of Lake Como (Italy) in a tiny village. I’m nearly 40 years … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Mirta Tyrrell"
Earlier this week I went on a day trip to Cranfield Colours the manufacturers of the lovely Caligo Safe Wash Ink. They are working on a new product and had asked Ian Phillips along for his input and I asked if I could tag along. Ian is a relief printmaker whose work can be seen here. … Continue reading "Day out to Caligo with Ian Phillips"