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"
My name is Tristan Sherwood and I’m an Art Lecturer and Printmaker based in Cornwall. Describe your printmaking process. I enjoy experimenting with many types of printmaking but relief-printing has become my chief mode of working. I really like the tension of the cutting tool against the surface. I find the nature of relief appealing, … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Tristan Sherwood"
I’m an artist based using printmaking as part of my practice. Since 2015 I have worked in Mokuhanga (water-based woodblock printmaking) and have explored the possibilities of the technique in Japan, where I have studied with master carvers, printers and contemporary printmakers. Describe your printmaking process. Each project requires a slightly different approach. Sometimes a direct … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Lucy May Schofield"