Category Archive: General thoughts and whatnot

Uses for prints in a pre-1600 world: an ongoing series

It can be very hard to understand not only the importance, but the scope, of printed materials in the Pre-Industrialised world. It’s easy to come up with the analogy of the printing press… Continue reading

On the Bookshelf

I thought it would be a good idea to share some of the books which have been most helpful to me in the past few years. In the past decade, there has been… Continue reading

Processes and the language of printing

It occurred to me that there’s plenty of terms, words and processes that we use in printmaking which mean almost nothing outside the rarified air of the studio… So I thought I’d start… Continue reading

Well hello there…

Unaccustomed as I am to public speaking… it would seem that a blog would be a cunning plan. Find herein, then, experiments and thoughts upon the subject of pre-1600 printing. My name is… Continue reading