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    Meet the Maker: Clare Morgan

    Meet the Maker: Clare Morgan
    Hi, my name is Clare, a printmaker and teacher based in Derby. I am a compulsive creator, obsessed with the process of printmaking. I have used many different techniques over the year’s, but the figure always seems to be a constant subject matter in my work. I love to create empowering figurative artworks that encourage … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Clare Morgan"

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    Screen Printing a Gradient with a Split Fountain

    Screen Printing a Gradient with a Split Fountain
    Usually when you’re screen printing you have to use a different layer for each colour. By using a split fountain we can create a single layer screen print with multiple colours! It’s so easy. Scroll down to watch a video or read on. Set your screen up ready to be printed. You can use a …

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    Using Caligo Extender and Opaque White

    Using Caligo Extender and Opaque White
    When mixing Caligo Relief Printing Inks (although this also applies to other brands), we can choose between adding Extender or Opaque White when we want a paler colour. They produce quite different results. Watch our video at the bottom of the page or read on. Extender is a colourless ink. It will make colours more …

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    Meet the Maker: BooLouLew Design

    Meet the Maker: BooLouLew Design
    Hi! I’m Beth Louise, also known as BooLouLew Design, I am a relief print and stamp maker. I live in North Cornwall with my husband Sam and our daughter Eda, a bunch of chickens and a baby tortoise called Roger. We moved back to my homeland from Bristol to start full time managing a 28-acre …

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    Cyanotype

    Cyanotype
    Cyanotypes (sometimes called blueprints or photograms) are made using a really old process that uses light to create designs on fabric and paper. Scroll to the bottom of the page to watch a video on the process or read on. We are going to need a cyanotype kit. The kit contains two bottles, each with …

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    Meet the Maker: Tens Studio

    Meet the Maker: Tens Studio
    My name is Sam, I own a clothing brand called Tens Studio and I am a textile designer and artist. My work explores the visibility of my heritage and Black British history through sustainable handcrafted textiles. Describe your dyeing process. I make natural dyes using food waste such as onion and avocado skins. I have … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Tens Studio"

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