I’m a print designer for interiors fabric. I have designed fabric, wallpaper and homewares collections, now selling online and through UK trade stockists. We are also just beginning to work with the U.S, which is exciting! I came to printing later in life having worked in retail, marketing and sales previously so it was … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Zoe Glencross"
How and where did you learn to print? I did a small amount during my degree in Art but didn’t continue as I moved into digital artwork. Being a tattooer, I have always worked in a medium where your canvas leaves with your work at the end of the day. I wanted to get back … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Mark Jelliman"
My name is Damon Roberts. I’m a silkscreen artist based in Leeds. I seem to spend my waking hours uncovering what magic can be achieved in this process I’ve chosen to specialise in. Describe your printmaking process. Some of the work I make can be quite complicated in terms of getting the ideas ready for … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Damon Roberts"
This is one of our favourite ways to make a card, and it certainly the quickest! You will need a black toner photocopy of your design. This can be from a carbon photocopier or toner printer. Inkjet will not work with this method. Place the foil shiny side up on the carbon photocopy. Place a … Continue reading "Foiled Christmas Card"
This two-layered lino card is quick, easy and so effective on square kraft cards. Print or draw your design onto paper. Trace your design so that it is in reverse. Use a piece of red carbon paper to transfer the design onto a piece of lino. Carve out the unwanted areas of the design with … Continue reading "Easy ‘Bah Humbug’ Reduction Linocut Christmas Card"
This drypoint card can be traced from a photograph into a simple line drawing. A mono-printed red breast is made with a swipe of an inky thumb and will be slightly different on each card you print! This method uses a press but you can see a press-less method here. Use a piece of drypoint … Continue reading "Drypoint Robin Christmas Card"