As soon as we received our first batch of printmaking vinyl we were keen to start gouging into it. This vinyl cuts beautifully and smoothly and can achieve very fine detail. There is a blue side and a green side, both of which can be used for carving. The centre of the vinyl is black … Continue reading "Relief Printmaking with Japanese Vinyl"
I am a printmaker. I design and hand print limited edition woodcut and linocut prints. I also teach regularly, and exhibit. How and where did you learn to print? My father John Dyke was a children’s book illustrator, and my decision to become an artist was fairly natural. I went to Harrow College to … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Will Dyke"
Over the weekend we had the pleasure of hosting a workshop taught by Ian Phillips. Ian creates stunning linocuts from his home in Mid Wales. Ian was in for two days teaching Reduction Linocut to a group of eager students! Ian Phillips is back with us in October for another of these incredible workshops. For … Continue reading "Reduction Lino Workshop with Ian Phillips"
Hello. My name is Kat Lendacka and I live in Northampton with my husband, two girls and a whippet called Spot. Describe your process. It all starts as doodle, usually on loose pieces of paper! I have never been very good with sketch books! Quite often, rather than transferring the image onto a lino with … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Kat Lendacka"