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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APS Publication Grant Applications Open

The Association of Print Scholars invites submissions for the 2020 APS Publication Grant, supported by C.G. Boerner and Harris Schrank. The APS Publication Grant supports the publication of innovative scholarly research about printmaking across all time periods and geographic regions. The grant carries a maximum award of $2,000 and is funded through the Association of Print Scholars and […]

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Symposium ‘Relaxing the Line: the Unconventional in Printmaking

On Thursday, 17th September 2020 The Printmakers Council will hold its first ever one-day Print Symposium, from 10am to 4pm at The Royal Over-Seas League, Piccadilly, London SW1A 1LR on the following theme: Relaxing the Line: the Unconventional in Printmaking. Later, in the evening on the same day, there will be a Private View to […]

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