Here is a selection of work created in our studio throughout 2015. Have a look at our courses if you fancy joining us in 2016. Happy New Year!
Handprinted started in 2003. I (Shirley) was teaching printing and dyeing techniques in an Adult Ed College in South West London and to make a little extra money I sold items I had printed and dyed at craft fairs. Alongside my more personal pieces I printed some simple items using customer’s children’s hand and foot prints – the … Continue reading "Meet the Maker – Handprinted – Us!"
This is a very simple and easy Christmas project. Just whip out your screen, grab an old cardboard box and a squeegee and within half an hour you’ll have this handmade stunner for the top of your tree. Start by drawing your star shape on a piece of leftover cardboard. Any size is fine, … Continue reading "Printing a Christmas Star"
Modern Botanics has an aesthetic that we can’t get enough of here at Handprinted. Meet the maker behind the lovely prints: Mirta Tyrrell. Her story is truly inspirational. I’m Mirta, I’m an illustrator, print-maker and maker and I live on the banks of Lake Como (Italy) in a tiny village. I’m nearly 40 years … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Mirta Tyrrell"
Earlier this week I went on a day trip to Cranfield Colours the manufacturers of the lovely Caligo Safe Wash Ink. They are working on a new product and had asked Ian Phillips along for his input and I asked if I could tag along. Ian is a relief printmaker whose work can be seen here. … Continue reading "Day out to Caligo with Ian Phillips"
You may have seen Zeena at the Handmade Fair or Handmade Christmas Fair this year or even taken part in one of her workshops! If not, it’s about time you meet Zeena Shah! Hello! I’m a Printed Textile Designer & Maker based in East London. I screen print and sew a collection of textile … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Zeena Shah"