MENU

SEARCH

Handprinted

FREE DELVERY
on UK orders over £100

Our Blog

Using Hawthorn Process Colours

Thursday, March 23, 2017

 Read more

Testing the Differences Between Lino Blocks

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Here at Handprinted we are always getting asked to explain the difference between all the lino relief blocks available. It can be very confusing knowing whether to choose traditional lino or try an alternative such as Softcut or Vinyl.  Read more

Handprinted Studio 2016

Thursday, December 22, 2016

We've had such a brilliant year in the Handprinted Studio! We have enjoyed seeing our customers get stuck into a huge variety of techniques both in our packed workshops programme and during our open access days.  Read more

Printing with Chine Collé

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Chine Collé is a technique that allows you to add colour to your prints without making another block. Using Chine Collé you are able to print on much finer, more delicate papers which are bonded onto a more sturdy paper during the printing process. Japanese papers are often used but you can try tissue papers, maps, sheet music, even fabric - anything delicate enough to be printed onto. Read more

Printing with System 3 Block Printing Medium

Thursday, November 03, 2016

System 3 Block Printing Medium transforms acrylic paints into usable block printing inks. Simply mix the medium with your paints and roll onto your block! Here's how: Read more

Eco Printing

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Quick and basic Eco Printing in preparation for our Fab Friday class tomorrow! Read more

Relief Printmaking with Japanese Vinyl

Thursday, July 28, 2016

As soon as we received our first batch of printmaking vinyl we were keen to start gouging into it. This vinyl cuts beautifully and smoothly and can achieve very fine detail.  Read more

Multi Block Lino

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

There are two many ways of creating a multi coloured lino print - either the reduction method or a multi block method or if you are brave a mixture of the two.  Read more

Making a Layered Batik

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Back in March last year we made a reduction linocut from a rather handsome picture of our very own Handprinted dog, Fletcher (of 'Fletcher the Screen Printing Dog' fame).
 Read more

Thermofax Printing

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Thermofaxes are made using photocopy technology from the 1950s. They create a light weight type of silk screen without any chemicals just infared light and Riso silk screen fabric. We can make your own design into a Thermofax screen - have a look at this quick film to see how speedy the process is.  Read more