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Little Girl on Christmas Morning

Little Girl on Christmas Morning

Happy New Year everyone!  I hope you all had an enjoyable festive season.  Today and next week, I wanted to feature how I created this year's Christmas card.  It is a combined linocut and collograph print of my little girl and terrier inspecting her stocking on Christmas morning. I wanted to go through how I produced this black linocut and... View more
Printing Linocuts onto Fabric

Printing Linocuts onto Fabric

For Halloween this year, I tried out a new technique - using a linocut to print directly onto fabric.  It has been a fun way of spending time with my daughter!  Last week, I shared how we worked together to adapt a cheap top and made it into a cloak.  This week, we will look at how we printed a... View more
Hummingbird Collograph

Hummingbird Collograph

I've been enjoying experimenting with making collograph prints on my printing press.  To do this, you make a plate filled with different textures, which you ink up and  print onto a piece of dampened paper using oil based inks.  This print can then be transformed by working over it with water based inks.  Let me take you through the stages... View more