File your edges

First process/phrase off the rank refers to a step in the intaglio method of printing. When we talk about intaglio plates in a historical sense, they’re made from metal in some form. Copper… 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

Flashback: Rowany Festival Shirt 1999

Above: final image as it appeared on shirt This popped out of the Architectural Drawers of Doom a little while ago when I was searching for something else. It’s a gift of the… 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