I am a painter and printmaker based in London. Describe your printmaking process. I am mainly a linocut printmaker. I enjoy the straightforward process of cutting and printing a piece of lino as there is very little complicated procedures as there are in older forms of printmaking such as etching and lithography for example. You … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Gail Brodholt"
People often want to screen print photographic images and hope to use black and white photographs for this. To do this you need an exposed screen. The way screen printing works is the mesh either has to be open or closed (ink passes through the open areas but cannot pass through the closed areas) therefore … Continue reading "What’s a Halftone? Screen Printing a Tonal Image"
I am John Bloor, part time print maker and part time graphic designer. The amount of time I get to spend on each depends entirely on whether I have work or not! Describe your printmaking process I always start by sketching in my book and at some point move onto the computer to develop the … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: John Bloor"
Akua Carbundum Platemaking Gel is a great new product that allows you to make high contrasted, textured intaglio plates. The gel can be screen printed onto a plate and printed with Akua Intaglio Inks. Drypoint Plastic makes a perfect plate with a wipe-clean surface. To make our own Caborundum Gel plate we used an … Continue reading "Making a Carborundum Gel Plate"