A printmaking friend told me that Aldi was selling a tiny printing press for under £20. I immediately investigated this interesting rumour, and discovered……. the ‘so crafty’ die cutting machine.
Toner foil is a wonderful material, it enables you to introduce subtle glittering colour into your prints.
The metallic layer has a strange fugitive quality and Continue reading
If you are keen to experiment with etched lino, plastic tape is definitely something to try. You can get lovely textural marks by simply painting the caustic soda mix on with a brush and this is generally the way the etched lino technique is used.
However if you mask areas of the lino before etching you can achieve a range of line and texture that will contrast well with Continue reading
Here are three artists who’s etched lino prints I like and find inspiring.
I have chosen three prints from each artist; follow the links to see more work and be inspired…… Continue reading