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  • Meet the Maker: Nick Morley (with giveaway!)

    Meet the Maker: Nick Morley (with giveaway!)

    Nick Morley, aka Linocutboy, is an artist, illustrator, author and educator specialising in linocut. His prints have been bought by people all over the world and his illustrations have appeared on book covers and in magazines. Nick teaches regular linocut workshops at Hello Print Studio in Margate, which he set up in 2013. He has written two books: Linocut. . .
  • Fabric Printing with Vegetables!

    Fabric Printing with Vegetables!

    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 …
  • Meet the Maker: Hannah Madden

    Meet the Maker: Hannah Madden

    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"
  • Printing an Easy Card Cut Collagraph

    Printing an Easy Card Cut Collagraph

    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 …
  • Meet the Maker – Drusilla Cole.

    Meet the Maker – Drusilla Cole.

    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."