I’m a graphic designer primarily, and often work straight to screen, but after having my first daughter I found myself getting back to drawing and enjoyed being more hands on. I began to draw the nature around me and form patterns with the hand drawn elements. This soon progressed to me trying lino block printing. … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Susie Hetherington"
My name is Jane Dignum and I am a printmaker living in York, North Yorkshire. Although I like to try out lots of printmaking techniques, I tend to focus on Linocut and I also make collages from pieces of my prints. The city of York and the county of Yorkshire are great sources of inspiration … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Jane Dignum"
We were extremely lucky to be joined by Mississippi-based woodcut printmaker Sean Starwars in our Sussex studio on the 4th of July. Sean joined us for an artist’s talk, demonstration and workshop in which participants could print a woodblock or linocut t-shirt using Speedball Inks! Sean achieved his MFA in Printmaking from Louisiana State University … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Sean Starwars"
As a pattern-maker, textile printer and natural dyer – Sarah Burns is passionate about slow, local production that creates beautiful fabric and is kind to our environment. We’re excited to have Sarah in the Handprinted Studio teaching Block Printing with Natural Dyes on Wednesday 20th and Wednesday 27th November 2019. Describe your printmaking process. I … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Sarah Burns"
We’re Lucy and Patrick of YUK FUN. We’re based in Portslade (on the outskirts of Brighton) in our home studio. We design and make clothing, prints, stickers, tote bags and more… Describe your printmaking process. We are screen printers! We print our designs on to T-shirts, tote bags and sweatshirts. Our home set up is … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: YUK FUN"
I am Hugh Dunford Wood, aged just 70, and I have been an artist/designer all my working life. I paint landscapes & portraits, I sculpt in strap steel and sometimes in neon; I throw pots and plates for my own use and I do a bit of graphic work such as hand drawn invitations and … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Hugh Dunford-Wood"