Tag Archives: viscosity

the plate and the print

Print your face

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!

viscosity mono print of profile

print your face example

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

Lino Etching

I have seen lovely textured and atmospheric prints made with the lino etching technique. When I tried this some time ago nothing happened – it was a total non event. I don’t like being defeated and I was keen to find out just what I’d done wrong.

Inkers Printmakers at Barmoor

Inkers Printmakers at Barmoor

I am a member of Inkers Printmakers, this gang of Yorkshire based printmakers exhibit as a group as well as getting Continue reading

viscosity print from the ants nest plate

Print from an ants nest

paving stone with ants nest

paving stone with ants nest

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

viscosity print in orange and blue

Viscosity Printing


detail of multi coloured viscosity printing

detail of multi coloured viscosity print

Do you like surprises? Do you love colour??
and do you get frustrated registering your plate to print multiple colours? 

Once you have discovered viscosity printing a whole new printmaking perspective opens up…. Continue reading