Blog - October 2019
- Puff Paste is a great way to add a little something extra to your fabric prints! It adds depth and texture and is so much fun to use. In this project, we have exposed a screen and used it to print with Puff Paste onto a tote bag: Half-fill the coating trough with photo emulsion. … Continue reading "Screen Printing with Permaset Puff Paste"
- Georgia Bosson Studio creates contemporary, colourful and tactile designs which are applied to a studio product range stretching from textiles to trays. The studio collection is all hand screen printed and made in the UK, with an emphasis on environmentally sound materials and production methods. Where possible during the manufacturing process the studio works with … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Georgia Bosson"
- Kitchen lithography is a fantastic technique that draws from the principles of traditional lithography but uses items found in your kitchen along with just a few standard printmaking items! You can even use a baren to take the print so you can try this at home without a press. A piece of drypoint plastic works …
- 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"