Sinclair Ashman presents a fascinating insight into his printmaking practice.

We are very pleased to invite PMC members to the second in our series of Zoom talks by PMC member Sinclair Ashman  Sinclair is a graphic designer and recently became the first Print Fellow at the University of Lincoln in their School of Design. Sinclair works with collagraph and experimental printmaking techniques involving texture, materials, form […]

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Ecologies of change: Grief and hope in a changing world.

Project overview. Ecologies of change is a collaboration between artists from Australia and the Printmakers Council UK. Supported by the PMC and the Royal Overseas League, the exhibition will  be shown at ROSL. The project is curated by Clare Humphries (Australia) and Jacki Baxter and Venessa Pugh (UK). Project Introduction. Ecologies of change invites artists […]

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Infernal Methods: some thoughts on the nature of the print By Michael Kennedy

  In 2008 Printmakers Council took part in a discussion at the Fine Art Trade Guild to identify common standards that might be applicable to both the original artist’s print and the giclee reproduction print.  Artists representing both groups were present and we were told that any agreed statements would be taken by the Fine […]

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A Glossary of Printmaking Techniques and Processes compiled by Michael Kennedy

Aquatint: A means of producing tone, like watercolour, as an addition or an alternative to line in an etching. The plate is covered with melted grains of resin and then put into acid, which bites into the metal around each grain, leaving white dots when printed. Stop-out varnish is used to protect areas during second […]

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