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  • Collagraph Printing

    Collagraph Printing

    Collagraphy is a really versatile printing process in which a textured plate is inked up and put through a press. Different textures hold varying amounts of ink and print different tones. Anything with a low relief texture can be stuck down and used: wallpaper, leaves, fabrics, tapes and threads etc. The collagraph plate is …
  • A weekend with LinocutBoy

    A weekend with LinocutBoy

    This past weekend we had Nick Morley AKA LinocutBoy come to our studio to teach a weekend course in Multi Block Lino. On the Friday evening he came and gave an illustrated talk and demonstration. Nick is softly spoken but his dry sense of humour was obvious in both his talk and his prints. We … Continue reading "A weekend with LinocutBoy"
  • Meet the Maker: Laura Danby

    Meet the Maker: Laura Danby

    Hello! My name is Laura Danby and I am an illustrator / designer / print maker and creator from sunny Brighton! Inspired by simple iconic Scandi folk artwork and retro styling from the 50s, I love taking a form and simplifying it into a bold design which can be printed, patterned, made into jewellery and … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Laura Danby"
  • Meet the Maker: Pragya Agarwal

    Meet the Maker: Pragya Agarwal

    I’m Pragya, an architect, designer, linocut printmaker, and now the creative force behind Hedge and Hog Prints. After working in academia for several years, I was inspired to create something caring, as well as socially and environmentally aware. As a Mum to three girls, I am passionate about creating beauty in our lives through my … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Pragya Agarwal"