Combining collagraphs and mono-prints is a lovely versatile technique that I have used several times in community workshops. It works so well because it is easy to understand and people quickly get satisfying results. There is also plenty of scope for development so people with more printmaking experience enjoy playing with the two techniques together.
Wood grain contains evocative organic patterns suggesting the flow of water, clouds or geological landforms.
It is fun to incorporate it into Continue reading
Roller printing is a very easy activity, but one that is absorbing and encourages you to explore and appreciate your environment in new ways.
It is a good method of ‘warming up’ if you are feeling a bit lacking in inspiration – 20 minutes of roller printing will certainly lift your spirits, and you will probably Continue reading
Do you sometimes find it hard to get motivated to do creative work?
Try one minute drawings!
Here is a very simple and (I find) extremely effective activity you can use to unlock your creativity.
I have used it Continue reading