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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Riddle 57 Submissions open

Double Elephant Print Workshop are launching a lockdown project that brings together poets, historians, animators and printmakers to turn a 1000 year old riddle into an interactive animation and we’re asking the public to be part of this.  Riddle 57 is one of nearly 100 from the Exeter Book, a tenth-century anthology of poetry in […]

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