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      20 Handprinted Christmas Projects

      20 Handprinted Christmas Projects
      Grab your red, green and gold ink and let’s go! Here are 20 Handprinted Christmas projects to keep you in the festive spirit this year. Gift Wrapping Handprinted Christmas Project: Bridget’s Furoshiki Fabric WrappingThis beautiful way of wrapping presents in paper is traditional in Japan but is rising in popularity in the UK too! This …

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      ChristmasTutorials[December 2021]

      Relief Printing with Card Packaging

      Relief Printing with Card Packaging
      This is an easy way to create a relief print without using any lino! It’s a great project for children as requires no gouges – you can use scissors (grown ups can use craft knives too). These designs would make lovely...

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      Relief PrintmakingTutorials

      Printing a Linocut with a Relief Printing Press

      Printing a Linocut with a Relief Printing Press
      Relief Printing Presses are a great option if you want to speed up your lino printing process. This one is available in A4 and square format. This type of press uses a platen to press down firmly to transfer ink from your block to the paper. Read on or scroll to the bottom to watch a …

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      Relief PrintmakingTutorials[November 2021]

      Staining Lino to See Your Carving More Easily

      Staining Lino to See Your Carving More Easily
      It can be tricky to see where you are carving when making a lino block, making it more easy to make mistakes. An easy solution to this problem is to stain the lino. That way, the colour of the lino on the surface is different to the inside, allowing cut marks to show easily. Read …

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      Advice & TipsRelief PrintmakingTutorials[November 2021]

      Designing a Repeat Pattern by Hand

      Designing a Repeat Pattern by Hand
      This method is quick and simple. No digital equipment or software is required: all you will need is paper, a pen/pencil, tape and scissors. With this technique, a repeat pattern can build seamlessly with no awkward joins or obvious lines. It’s perfect for a scatter design and can be used for screen printing or block …

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      Advice & TipsTutorials[October 2021]

      Monoprinting with the Drawn Line

      Monoprinting with the Drawn Line
      This method is fantastically quick and easy. If you’re looing for a way to loosen up your drawing skills and mix up your printmaking, this is one to try! Scroll to the bottom to watch a video or read on for instructions. Begin with a sheet of plastic (drypoint plastic works well for this). You …

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      Tutorials[October 2021]