We took our pop up shop to Printfest in Ulverston once again this year. Printfest is an annual celebration of print that runs during the first weekend of May in Ulverston, Cumbria. There are 49 printmakers who exhibit there showing a wide range of techniques. It is lovely being able to meet and talk through … Continue reading "Printfest 2019"
My name is Rob Luckins I’m a printmaker and commercial photographer. I make screen prints, letterpress and linocuts under the name Triffid. My inspiration comes from 1950’s television shows and packaging. I love old tin toys, model kits and the 1950’s view of what the future would look like. Describe your printmaking process. My printmaking … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Rob Luckins"
2017 has been a busy year in the Handprinted Studio! We’ve been visited by amazing tutors including Ian Phillips, Laura Boswell, Sue Brown, Tom Boulton, Karin Moorhouse and Nick Morley, all teaching some of their signature techniques. We can’t wait to have these (and more!) tutors back next year. One of our most exciting ventures … Continue reading "Handprinted Studio 2017"
We were really excited to hear that Print Club London were bringing out a book on screen printing. ‘Screen Printing: The Ultimate Studio Guide from Sketchbook to Squeegee’ is a complete screen printing manual that covers everything from designing, through a huge variety of screen printing techniques to setting up an exhibition. Each chapter focuses … Continue reading "Screen Printing: The Ultimate Studio Guide – Book Giveaway!"
I am Sophie Mutter a printmaker living in Worthing. After graduating from a photography degree at Nottingham Trent University in 1997, I went on to have a successful career on the picture desk of OK! Magazine. I loved the celebrity world but was always drawn to the sea, and in 2013 finally took the plunge … Continue reading "Meet the Maker – We are Mountain"
In this project we will show you how to screen print onto paper using paper stencils. With this method, you can print multiples of your designs in several layers of flat colour without having to make an exposed screen or using screen filler. When screen printing, ink is forced through a fine mesh onto a … Continue reading "How to Screen Print with Paper Stencils"