We are thrilled to have Cranfield’s new Traditional Relief Inks in stock. Cranfield make the hugely popular Caligo Safe Wash Inks. These new traditional relief inks are oil based, highly pigmented and come in a wide range of colours including gold and silver! We couldn’t wait to get our hands on that gold. Take a … Continue reading "New Cranfield Traditional Oil Based Relief Ink"
I’m a block printer working mainly with lino blocks, my work is largely inspired by nature & normally grows from our wonderful environment here in Cornwall. How and where did you learn to print? I studied Illustration originally & while I didn’t necessarily do print as a specific medium in that study it is … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Lou Tonkin"
In last week’s blog post we began looking at which inks were suitable for screen printing onto dark fabrics. We used three different screen printing inks and looked at the difference between standard and opaque inks when printing with white. All of the white inks printed well onto the black fabric – white inks are … Continue reading "Screen Printing onto Dark Fabrics with Yellow Ink"
Screen printing onto fabric tends to get a little complicated as soon as you want to print onto dark coloured fabrics. Standard screen printing inks are translucent and will therefore show some of the base colour through when printed. When printing onto white or pale coloured fabrics this is not a problem. Most standard screen … Continue reading "Screen Printing onto Dark Fabrics with White Ink"
Hello! I’m a printmaker living in Brighton. I came to printmaking relatively late as I trained and worked in the Health Service for 20 years before taking a break to do an Art Foundation which I enjoyed so much that I went on to do a Printmaking Degree and later an MA in Sequential Design … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Katrina Mayo of Dekko Press"