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Five Printmakers to Follow on Instagram

In Between Chapters 6×6 reduction Linocut Give Printmaking a Go Printmaking methods, and the approaches within each method are a perpetual ocean for exploration and experimentation. Add to that artists’ layering of techniques – and hacks on traditional procedures – to create a bottomless channel available for deep study. The best way to dip your […]

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Woodcut: Carnelian (& gift ideas for the beginner printmaker)

Gift Ideas for the for Beginner Printmaker When I started posting printmaking tutorials on my youtube channel, I got a flood of emails asking where one could buy a comprehensive starter set to try printmaking without breaking the bank. I’ve searched, and there isn’t a complete set in a box that includes all of the parts I’d recommend to […]

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Linocut print – Viognier and Apples – and Linocut Ideas

About the Linocut Have you ever made a m linocut? Most folks I meet at art festivals say they recall printing in grade school from rubber erasers, potatoes, apples and carrot stamps. The fun thing is this: no matter how old the person is when discussing grade school printmaking – they remember what their first […]

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Linocut: Dapper Lab Dog Art

Dogs as Art Models There’s a shiny black lab who insists on sharing my cheese and crackers when we hang out. It’s impossible to resist cracker division with this big love of a lap dog, and it gives me opportunities for surreptitious snapshots to make art. I’ve sent one of these linocut prints (an edition of […]

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Linocut: Tweet (Macaw & Budgie)

This is the third is a series (you can see the first and second prints) of linocuts depicting my family, primarily from vintage photos, with creative license in the form of imagined animals and a variety of environments added to the imagery. The linocut above – Tweet – was from a wonderful old photo of […]

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Watercolor: Amigos (and a linocut by Margaret Rankin)

Printmakers I Admire I found Toronto artist Margaret Rankin’s work online in about 2005. Her subjects demonstrate her sharp eye and sure hands. She is a Landscape Architect, and her composition and colors are based on nature. One of the things I was drawn to is the way she uses her blocks – after the […]