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.
What are Scrapstores?
Scrapstores are a wonderful source of inspirational materials for experimental printmakers.
Most Scrapstores run as charities, and the purpose is to provide low-cost materials for creative play, crafts, and community projects.
They collect clean waste from local industries, and also Continue reading
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
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