One day I noticed a feather floating gently to the ground, spinning and drifting with the breeze until it landed on the grass. This gave me the idea for a little artists book with feather prints. I wanted to show the feather descending, and capture Continue reading
Would you like to see your face in a new way?
Using the principles of viscosity printing you can record the surface of your body in interesting detail. This post explains how to print your face directly from your face, warts and all!
Good news – this works especially well if you are old and wrinkly with lots of life experience.
However don’t be put off if you are young with
smooth Continue reading
The urgent need to print can strike at any time: I was getting stuck into some serious gardening and started to move a stack of concrete paving slabs, which had been leaning up vertically for some time.
Between two slabs I discovered a wonderful Continue reading
Making leaf prints is always inspiring as the form and texture of leaves are a wonderful source for printmakers; there are thousands of varieties and wherever you live you will be able to find a selection of different shapes and sizes without going far.
Hunting for leaves adds another dimension to walking in city streets or along country paths, bringing your attention to the changing seasons and growing plant life all around us. Continue reading