Nick Morley, aka Linocutboy, has been making linocuts for more than ten years. His works have appeared on book covers, magazines and chilli sauce labels and his prints are collected worldwide. Nick writes a blog about linocut and his book Linocut for Artists and Designers was published in June 2016 – continue to the bottom … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Nick Morley (with giveaway!)"
This project is a quick and easy way to get stuck into printing. It’s brilliant for children and just as good for grown-ups too! If you’re stuck in a rut with your printmaking, try this quick project to reignite your imagination and get those creative (vegetable) juices flowing. Raid the fridge for a selection of … Continue reading "Fabric Printing with Vegetables!"
Meet printmaker Hannah Madden! Describe your process. I have a love of designing and block-printing repeat patterns by hand. One of my favourite medium is natural cotton fabric which I then use to create bespoke works such as lampshades. I start with sketching ideas, mainly onto sheets of plain paper. Once I’m happy with my … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Hannah Madden"
Collagraphy is a printing process in which a collaged plate is made and printed from.The different surfaces on the plate print varied tones and textures. Natural materials, papers and mediums can be added and are usually covered in a layer of shellac or varnish that is left to dry before printing. Here’s our method for … Continue reading "Printing an Easy Card Cut Collagraph"
This week we are thrilled to feature Drusilla Cole – printmaker and author of several books. Could you tell us a little about yourself? I consider myself to be a printmaker, I occasionally teach workshops and am author of several books on Surface Pattern (see below). I love the technique and process of printmaking, especially … Continue reading "Meet the Maker – Drusilla Cole."