There are two many ways of creating a multi coloured lino print – either the reduction method or a multi block method or if you are brave a mixture of the two. The benefit of the reduction method is that all the information is on the one block and that you don’t have to keep … Continue reading "Multi Block Lino"
Screen Printing in the Handprinted Studio Hello, I’m Holly – many of you will know me from the Handprinted Shop and Studio! Between teaching workshops, creating Handprinted projects and working in the shop I also make my own work which I sell under the name ‘Life the Holly Way’. Carving lino for ‘Venetian Door’ reduction … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Holly Newnham"
Back in March last year we made a reduction linocut from a rather handsome picture of our very own Handprinted dog, Fletcher (of ‘Fletcher the Screen Printing Dog’ fame). The reduction lino process lends itself really well to this kind of image because of the tonal build up in the fur. You start by carving … Continue reading "Making a Layered Batik"
Hello, my name is Anna Vartiainen, working under the name Anna’s Drawing Room. I live by the south coast in Worthing with my partner and daughters, drawing and designing nature-inspired art prints, cards and home-wares. Describe your process. Many of my prints are digital, but when possible, I do love hand-printing. All my pieces start … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Anna’s Drawing Room"
Thermofaxes are made using photocopy technology from the 1950s. They create a light weight type of silk screen without any chemicals just infared light and Riso silk screen fabric. We can make your own design into a Thermofax screen – have a look at this quick film to see how speedy the process is. … Continue reading "Thermofax Printing"