Blog - June 2016

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  • Meet the Maker: Holly Newnham

    Meet the Maker: Holly Newnham

    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"
  • Making a Layered Batik

    Making a Layered Batik

    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 …
  • Meet the Maker: Anna’s Drawing Room

    Meet the Maker: Anna’s Drawing Room

    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"