I was lucky enough to go to Chris Orr’s private view at the Royal Academy last week. He is one of Britain’s foremost printmakers. The exhibition contains twenty lithographs from 1974-2011. He practices Lithography with screen printing, etching, digital printing, drawing and watercolour. To find out more about his work visit www.chrisorr-ra.com. The exhibition runs till … Continue reading "LithORRgraphy – Chris Orr RA and the Art of Chemical Printing."
Yesterday we got the keys to our new premises. We are very excited and busily painting the floor and the shelves. It will be a place where our customers can come and browse and print if they like. The hand table and wash out booth arrive next week!
We are often asked for guidance with screen printing and the most common request is for help with exposing screens and the problems encountered. Benjamin Franklin is quoted as saying “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail” – I don’t know how good he was at screen printing but it sounds like he … Continue reading "Common problems with Diazo Photo Emulsion"
We are off to Germany this weekend to the largest trade fair for the creative arts in the world! My feet are tired trudging around the NEC so I might need to invest in some new shoes – any excuse. We are expanding our range of printing and dyeing supplies so are excitedly sourcing new … Continue reading "Creativeworld – Germany"
Today is a very exciting day in the Handprinted office, we are having some new screens made with our fantastic new logo printed on them. Here is a sneak preview, we are hoping to have these screens available in a couple of weeks.
We are moving to new premises, here’s how they look at the moment, but they are going to be fabulous! Watch this space for more details…