People of all ages joined in with this community project to make printed postcards from Bridlington. It was part of the Artwaves festival, the idea being to bring people together and celebrate Bridlington and East Yorkshire.
If you like textures in printmaking you will love crackle texture. You will have seen this effect on Japanese ceramics and old paintings, it is often used to give the impression of age on painted furniture and ‘vintage’ ornaments.
Crackle texture suggests many associations….
Drought, desert, geological formations, rock forms, ageing, the effects of time and heat…. Continue reading
Discover the pleasure of preparing paper for collagraph printing, and help your printmaking sessions flow smoothly at the same time.
Your printing time is precious. You may be paying for time with the press. You may have a job with deadlines that eat into your printmaking time, or children coming home from school cutting your printing session short.
Some interruptions you can’t avoid, but Continue reading