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- Lino Printing Lino printing is a type of fine art printmaking in which the plate is carved/cut into the surface of a block of lino. Lino printing has been popular for many years, and many people remember it from their schooldays. However, it is a versatile material and technique that can be used to create evocative and haunting prints. There are many reasons to choose lino printing to create designs and artworks, but the main reason is that it can be easily replicated at home. With just a block of lino, ink, roller and a wooden spoon you can create any design you want and at little cost. If you would like to try your hand at lino printing from home, why not have a look at my guide which offers insights into the process? The step by step lino printing guide is a great way for beginners to learn more about the entire lino printing process. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or queries.
- Monoprinting Monoprinting is a fine art printing technique that uses perspex or a sheet of glass covered in ink to transfer a design onto the chosen substrate. Each print can be unique or a variation on a theme; this techniques lends itself to abstract compositions using a combination of multiple artistic formats such as painting, lithography or etching. Monoprinting is particularly suited to those with an eye for detail, who also enjoy expressing themselves spontaneously. It only requires a few simple tools and materials so is very easy and inexpensive to try at home. The monoprinting guide on this site contains clear step by step instructions as well as a handy checklist of equipment required. I am always very happy to answer any queries you have about this technique either before or after you have given it a go!
- Screen Printing Screen printing is an artistic printmaking technique where the same design can be replicated on numerous items using a mesh fixed to a frame. Most people will be aware of Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe silkscreen image that used this technique. If you love experimenting with colour, you will probably enjoy screen printing; this is a very creative and rewarding printmaking technique! Although some of the equipment required will need to be purchased first, many of the items can be found around the home. If you would like to try your hand at screen printing at home, take a look at my guide which clearly explains the process and the tools and materials required. My step by step guide is suitable for beginners or those with some experience of printmaking. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions!
- Wood Block Printing