I’m an Illustrator, Printmaker and Arts Educator based in Margate. I used to love drawing as child but it took a long time to find my way back to art, spending my twenties in a variety of unfulfilling jobs before studying Digital Design at the London College of Communication. After a few years of being … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Mat Pringle"
I’m Christina, also known by the moniker Tweeny. I’m a designer by day, living and working in the beautiful city of Bath, and an artist-printmaker in my free time. I mainly do lino printing, but like to experiment with other processes. Describe your printmaking process. I tend to sketch out ideas first, either on paper … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Tweeny"
We are very lucky to have Jamie Barnes in the studio teaching Aquatint Etching in April 2020! Join us for the weekend or weekday workshop and read on for more information about Jamie and his beautiful work. Describe your printmaking process. I make etchings about structures in the landscape and on the coast, so everything … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Jamie Barnes"
I’m Chris Pig, an artist printmaker living in Frome with my family. I am director of a small teaching/professional studio Black Pig Printmaking Studio. I designed it myself and managed the project and am very proud of what it has become. Recently I’ve been collaborating a lot with academics, historians who study prints and drawings … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Chris Pig"
Printmaker Steve Edwards will be joining us in the Handprinted Studio to teach Multi-Block Etched Lino on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st June 2020! How and where did you learn to print? Hello my name is Steve Edwards, and I make prints. I was a part-time graphic designer for many years but have always had … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Steve Edwards"
Describe your printmaking process. Ideas come first and they can come from anywhere! Landscape and the immediate natural environment is a constant source. I draw and refine and draw again. I collect colours from nature, from magazines, from other people’s work. I like to mess about with different print methods and don’t get to hung … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Sue England"