Blog Posts - Printmaking



Ready, Set, Print

It has taken a few months get everything aligned, but the time has finally come. The Kickstarter Campaign to make the Palimpsest Portrait Project a reality is now live. You can find out more about the particular printing process I use below, but all...
by Tyrus's Eye on Art on Feb 15, 2016

The Palimpsest Portraits: A Resurrection

In 2006 and 2007 I first began serious work on a project that was not yet named. Conceptually, it was to consist of twenty-five portrait pairs—fifty total portraits. Each pairing would situate an image of Jesus, from art history, with another indiv...
by Tyrus's Eye on Art on Feb 2, 2016

Arianna Sautariello Plum Plum Creations

Using ancient printmaking techniqes, artist Arianna Sautariello's work is stunning.Featured Artist Arianna Sautariello in Venice, ItalyFinding an art studio that is perfect for the artist and represents their work is often hard to do.  It seems...
by Ira Mency Artist Blog on Jan 30, 2016

Love Letter: Foundations of a Family

Anyone browsing through posts on this blog will quickly find that the presence of text and words within my artwork has been evident for about two decades. In paintings this has often taken the form of applying paint over book pages. When incorporated...
by Tyrus's Eye on Art on Jan 22, 2016

Voyage Graphique, New Prints by Allen Hessler

The last day of May, and the first day of Allen Hessler's exhibition of prints at Galerie Crystal Racine. Allen's vernissage made my day. His prints are amazing.  The inspiration for his latest series "Life's a Beach" comes from his visits to th...
by Life, Laugher and Paris on May 31, 2015

Lithograph Stones

Lithograph Stones, Droid Shots, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 2015, photos © 2015 by QuoinMonkey. All rights reserved. lithograph limestone the way water repels ink paper covers rock ___________________________________________ I like to draw images...
by redRavine on Mar 29, 2015

Super+Super at Drink, Shop & Do!

I’ve always said that things in life are cyclic and trends certainly seem to go that way. Year and years ago women (and it was mainly women back then) used to gather together and craft as a group. This wasn’t only done for social reasons,...
by Being Mrs C on Jan 14, 2015

Design Annotator: 16 Jozi galleries, a music hackathon and the InAWE Residency

by Uno de Waal (@Unodewaal) This week on Design Annotator we're highlighting: David Krut Print Workshop, Stand 47, Beatenberg #10and5Takeover, InAWE Residency with Fort Rixon, Break.Make.Create, "Wake Up, This Is Joburg", 16 Jozi gallery spaces and a...
by MarkLives on May 27, 2014

Typeforce 3 – Exhibition Catalog

Typeforce 3 – Exhibition Catalog by Firebelly Design Each year, Chicago-based design studio Firebelly develops a specially designed exhibition catalog for the Typeforce gallery. It serves as a look back while honoring and celebrating each des...
by WE AND THE COLOR on Mar 2, 2014

Featured Artist Maura Allen

Through the use of bold, silhouette imagery, textures and a unique color sense, my work speaks to the rugged nature and allure of the American West.
by Artsy Shark on Feb 28, 2014

Roman Printmaking

The sixth graders are learning about ancient Rome. In the art room we watch some YouTube videos about Ancient Rome, from the Colosseum to the Parthenon, and looked what characteristics Roman builders used to create their buildings. Students had to in...
by Cornwell Fam on Dec 3, 2013

Recently purchased Art in Ethiopia

My friend, Patrick, back in California knows that I've been on the hunt for a cutting-edge Ethiopian artist(s). While that search continues, Ana and I did meet a Rastafarian printmaker at an art/handicraft fair in Addis this weekend.The artist makes...
by Camels and Tacos on Nov 25, 2013

Dia De Los Muertos Printmaking Lesson

Growing up in San Diego, a large population of the city is Hispanic, it being so close to the border. We spent many weekends going to Mexico, shopping, dancing, eating amazing Lobster and other amazing food, volunteering with our Church in  an orpha...
by Cornwell Fam on Oct 12, 2013

Semblance 16 – Art Print by Von

Semblance 16. This is a new special edition art print by Von. The illustration and complete processing of the print is particularly well crafted. The artwork is printed on French BFK Rives 280 gsm with hand torn deckled edge. Watch the video at the...
by WE AND THE COLOR on Jul 3, 2013

Multi-Layered Print Making 2 Spectrum Home-school Community 3/14/12

Home School Art Printmaking continued.Multiple layered prints. Some of our students continued on the multi-colored print project that was begun the week before.Those that finished began a multiple-layered project to get experience with the ...
by Adron's Art Lesson Plans on Mar 13, 2013

Art 2 Print Making with Multiple Colors.

For the week of Feb 28 and March 7th and March 14 we will be working on a print project that will require the use of multiple colors and careful registration.The first week has been design and transferring the design onto our block or...
by Adron's Art Lesson Plans on Mar 7, 2013

Art 2 How to do Easy Printmaking

Art 2 Print Making2/07/13We used Styrofoam plates to make a relief print. We drew a picture on plate and cut around it and taped the picture to a piece of cardboard and and then print the picture.Ideas for subjects:Cat, clown fish, rose, flower,...
by Adron's Art Lesson Plans on Feb 12, 2013

Printmaking with Styrofoam Plates Art Lesson

Spectrum Homeschool Art 2Printmaking Week 3This week we used Styrofoam to create as a block to make a plate for our print. Styrofoam plates were cut to a workable size then the image was drawn with a pencil onto the Styrofoam plate pressing hard enou...
by Adron's Art Lesson Plans on Jan 31, 2013

Intorduction to Printmaking part 2

Printmaking lesson 2 for Spectrum Homeschool This was the second lesson introduction for the printmaking class.We did tracing prints. Tracing print is to lay a clean sheet of paper over the ink and then to trace a picture on the back of the paper. Th...
by Adron's Art Lesson Plans on Jan 24, 2013

How to Make a Print By Drawing In The Ink

Homeschooling Lesson forPrintmaking and MonoprintThis is the first lesson in our print making unit. We will briefly cover the concept of print making and the tools used.Basic printmaking is to create a picture by transferring an i...
by Adron's Art Lesson Plans on Jan 17, 2013


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