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"
We have had a huge selection of amazing printmakers for year’s Meet the Maker feature. Take a look through our 2019 list to remind yourself of our makers and catch up of those you may have missed. Start 2020 with a dose of inspiration by reading through all the advice given out from all our … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: 2019"
Hello! I’m Claire Whitworth and I am a Graphic Designer and Printmaker living and working in Oxford. How and where did you learn to print? I fell in love with printmaking during my degree course at Bath Spa. We had open access to the print room which was fully equipped with beautiful printing machinery. I … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Claire Whitworth"
I am an artist printmaker working in print, books and animation. My first degree was veterinary medicine; the minute I graduated I received a government scholarship to study Japanese woodblock printmaking in Kyoto, and since then I’ve worked in both the veterinary field and in printmaking. Describe your printmaking process. My recent series of 80 … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Wuon Gean Ho"
Describe your printmaking process. I start with a sketch to work out composition and colour combinations then draw straight onto the lino with a permanent marker – the resulting print is flipped but I quite like the element of surprise. Using the reduction lino technique involves cutting each layer from a single block and printing … Continue reading "Meet the Maker – Jane Walker"
My Name is Andy English and I am a wood engraver with a special interest in book illustration and the engraving of bookplates. After many years of concentration on commissions, I am trying to create time to make more of the work that I want to do for myself. Describe your printmaking process. I use … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Andy English"