I am a printmaker, natural dyer and forager. My work is all about nature: from doing prints and illustrations of birds and leaves, to dyeing using plants I’ve grown or foraged. I run workshops teaching printmaking on fabric and indigo dyeing. I also run wild food walks. Describe your process. My process is quite meditative. I … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Flora Arbuthnott"
If you haven’t tried printing with Heat Stamps yet, this is your new project. It’s really quick to create a unique block that can be reused again and again to create different textures and patterns. All you need is a heat gun and a variety of objects and surfaces to create your stamps. Arrange a … Continue reading "Printing with Heat Stamps"
Meet Karin Moorhouse: local artist and designer who is teaching Monotype Printmaking with us in November! Hi, my name is Karin and I have been an artist/designer all my life starting off with studying printed textiles for my degree at Liverpool art school, followed by experience gathering work in large London commercial studios and design … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Karin Moorhouse"
Quick and basic Eco Printing in preparation for our Fab Friday class tomorrow! We gathered a selection of leaves and berries. (Dyes from leaves will usually be more permanent than dyes from berries. It is such a shame you can get some lovely colours from berries but often they will wash completely out of fabric – … Continue reading "Eco Printing"