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  • Meet The Maker: Fiona Black

    Meet The Maker: Fiona Black

    My name is Fiona Black and I am an artist, folk musician, writer, history geek and lover of stories. Home for me is the Highland village of Evanton, just north of Inverness on the shore of the Cromarty Firth. I am happy to have returned to live and create in the Highlands, and I am constantly inspired by ...
  • Meet The Maker: Strangford (Jo Pearson)

    Meet The Maker: Strangford (Jo Pearson)

    Hi! I’m Jo, working as a printmaker under the name 'Strangford' in Northern Ireland - though I’m originally from South London. I make large, bright, unusual relief prints from my home studio; mostly of animals. I carve into flooring lino - it’s a pain to sand but it comes in huge rolls. I roughly sketch ...
  • Meet The Maker: Lorenzo Davitti

    Meet The Maker: Lorenzo Davitti

    Originally from Florence, Italy, I'm a printmaker and tutor now based in London for the past 10 years. I work mainly on abstract art, and I am especially interested in the possibilities that printmaking offers when experiment. . .
  • Meet the Maker: Rosanna Morris

    Meet the Maker: Rosanna Morris

    I am an illustrator and printmaker, working mainly with relief. I work from my large studio on the top floor of an creative warehouse in ea
  • Blind Embossing with Lino

    Blind Embossing with Lino

    Blind embossing is a beautiful way in which to add light and shadow to your prints. Embossing adds subtle texture and interest. Emboss prints ‘blind’ (without ink) or combine with inked lino for a complex final print. Prepare the design. These white pencils are brilliant for drawing designs onto traditional lino. The marks show up … Continue reading "Blind Embossing with Lino"
  • Meet The Maker - Rebecca Perdue

    Meet The Maker - Rebecca Perdue

    Hello! I'm Rebecca Perdue. I am a printmaker and artist based in a small garden studio in Wiltshire. I work primarily in linocut and monoprint, but also paint and make occasional silver jewellery pieces and textiles. I'm very interested in linking...

  • Meet The Maker: Ariana Martin

    Meet The Maker: Ariana Martin

    Hi, I’m Ariana - a pattern designer and printmaker from leafy Sheffield. I create joyful patterns and illustrations, which are particularly inspired by 20th century design, and I produce my own range of stationery and homewares.     Describe your printmaking...

  • Ian Burke print

    Meet The Maker: Ian Burke

    Ian Burke is a Painter Printmaker based in the North Yorkshire Moors. My printmaking process is relief printmaking, either in wood or linoleum, carved or etched. It is the most direct translation or transcription of my drawing technique which is both bold and graphic.
  • Meet the Maker: 2023 Round Up!

    Meet the Maker: 2023 Round Up!

    What a fantastic array of makers we've had featured on our Meet the Maker blog this year. We've put together a round up for you with all of the wonderful advice our makers have given for creatives at any stage of their cre. . .
  • Meet the Maker: Grace Gillespie

    Meet the Maker: Grace Gillespie

    Hello! I’m Grace Gillespie, a printmaker specialising in reduction linocuts and based in Bristol. Most days you will find me in my teeny home studio, adding layers of colour to my prints, thinking about future designs or working o. . .
  • Meet the Maker: Angie Lewin

    Meet the Maker: Angie Lewin

    I'm a printmaker working in linocut, wood engraving and silk screen. I also exhibit my watercolours and create collages of printed Japanese papers applied to objects collected on walking and sketching trips. In 2005, I set up St Jude's, along with my h. . .
  • Meet the Maker: Evelyn Polk

    Meet the Maker: Evelyn Polk

    I'm a full time abstract artist who primarily uses a range of printmaking techniques to make art and sometimes I mix it up a bit by adding paint or collage to my prints. I teach printmaking classes from my stud. . .
  • Meet the Maker: Hazel McNab

    Meet the Maker: Hazel McNab

    Hi I’m Hazel, I live in Cornwall. I moved down just before Covid, very lucky me! And spent lockdown cutting Cornish Landscapes and really getting into my printing. My background is. . .
  • Meet the Maker: Jennie Ing

    Meet the Maker: Jennie Ing

    Describe your printmaking process. I make linocut prints by the reduction method. This is where all the colours come from the same piece of lino with the successive cutting away of the lino block and printing a new colour over the top of the last. The edition size has to be decided at the beginning as there is no going back once the lino has been cut again and the whole edition must be completed a. . .

  • Meet the Maker: Caroline Whitehead

    Meet the Maker: Caroline Whitehead

    I’m a printmaker based in East London. For about eight years now, I’ve been obsessed with alternative forms of lithography (mokulito (wood litho), kitchen litho, prontoplate litho, waterless litho, gum transfer). I also make prints on clay. As well as making my own prints, I also teach mokulito and kit. . .
  • Meet the Maker: Michelle Hughes

    Meet the Maker: Michelle Hughes

    I’m a printmaker and illustrator, living in York, North Yorkshire. I create limited edition linocut prints inspired by the British countryside and British wildlife. . .
  • Meet the Maker: Frankie Brown

    Meet the Maker: Frankie Brown

    I’m an illustrator and printmaker based in Portsmouth, Hampshire. I’m inspired by nostalgic storybooks and I love to create whimsical hand-printed illustrations. I also work part-time at Handprinted; looking after the studio, liaising with tutors, teaching some Fab Fridays, exposing screens and packing orders. My real name is Rachel, and ‘Frankie Brown’ is a name I cho. . .

  • Meet the Maker: Nick Morley (with giveaway!)

    Meet the Maker: Nick Morley (with giveaway!)

    Nick Morley, aka Linocutboy, is an artist, illustrator, author and educator specialising in linocut. His prints have been bought by people all over the world and his illustrations have appeared on book covers and in magazines. Nick teaches regular linocut workshops at Hello Print Studio in Margate, which he set up in 2013. He has written two books: Linocut. . .
  • Meet the Maker: Caroline Fearn

    Meet the Maker: Caroline Fearn

    Hello, I’m Caroline. I live in London. Two years ago I picked up a carving tool and a block of lino. I quite liked it. Describe your printmaking process My process is an intuitive one, so I typically just start, and I will see what develops through doing. Experimenting with pattern and/o. . .

  • Meet the Maker: Rachael Haggerty

    Meet the Maker: Rachael Haggerty

    Hello, I’m Rachael and I am a printmaker based in Bath, UK. I generally work with linocut and mainly print in monochrome or bright primary colours. My work celebrates family life, nature and the . . .