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"
Hello! My name is Kiran and I’m a pattern designer based in Leicester. Describe your printmaking process. My designs start off as lino prints. I carve each design on Japanese vinyl and print them on fabric. How and where did you learn to print? I was born and raised in Singapore where I did my … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Kiran Ravilious"
If you’re not already a reader of our Meet the Maker blog series, you should grab a cup of tea and work your way through these fantastic interview posts. We talk to printmakers and dyers every couple of weeks to find out how they make their work, where they get their inspiration and what advice … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: 2017 Round Up!"