On Block Printing: Jesse Breytenbach of Henri Kuikens – Block Printed Textiles
Who: Designer Jesse Breytenbach of Henri Kuikens – Block Printed TextilesRedefine: “Block Printing” Block printing is, at its most basic, printing ink from a raised surface. Almost anything can be used as a printing block: plasticine, cardboard, plastic, wood, felt. It’s as simple as rubber-stamping, and as complicated as you care to make it.
Testing alternative carving materials for lino printing - ARTiful: painting demos
I think I am officially addicted to lino printing ! As surfaces to carve can become quite costly and as I am thinking of working on bigger scale prints., I have been looking for alternative materials to use for carving and printing. You might also be interested in : Getting started with Linocut printing How […]
When Suosdey contacted us to print these business cards we knew they would be great letterpress printed. These cards were designed by Suosdey and are reminiscent of a vintage letterpress poster because of the combination of graphical elements and type faces. For more information on these cards visit: www.dolcepress.com/blog
I recently met a local artist/ printmaker, Shannon Yost, and asked her if she's ever made non-toxic printmaking ink (because I know it's very hard to find). To my delight and surprise she had actually studied with visiting Japanese Master Printmakers and learned a very ancient and little-known technique called the Moku Hanga technique of making your own inks. This ancient recipe has always used all non-toxic ingredients and we had fun including natural earth pigments in the mix! This…
Leads, slugs and rules... usually this strip material is pretty straightforward but I'll do a quick recap in case any stragglers in your shop end up somewhere they don't belong. Here's a handy guide. We've been over leads and slugs but you may have come across high slugs that aren't type high (so