Making Friday: Block Printing mega version — Skinny laMinx
This week, I’m in Jaipur, India, starting my second teaching stint with Ritchie Ace Camps. Last year’s Jaipur experience was amazing (lots of pics here), and I can’t wait to meet everyone who is coming on the 2015 version (although I’m going to miss last year’s group like mad!). I hadn’t used block printing techniques a lot …
Untitled (townscape) by Sheila Robinson
Established in 1971, the Annex Galleries is a salon style gallery which specializes in 19th, 20th and 21st century American and European fine prints. With an inventory of over 8000 works on paper (half of which are available on this website), our focus is American color woodcut, Arts and Crafts prints, WPA prints, modernist and Abstract Expressionist prints from the 1940s and 1960s, prints created at Atelier 17 in New York and Paris, and California prints and printmakers.
Cityscape printmaking, 4th grade
Boy oh boy, did I love this project! I have always had a fondness for cityscapes, and printmaking is one of my favorite mediums, so...
I was attracted to the idea of cutting stencils of ships with big sails mainly because I knew they would make such nice delivery mechanisms for patterns. I did a tutorial on how I made the large flower relief print here: www.flickr.com/photos/amy_rice/sets/72157631971345050/
This linocut is a portrait of a young man with schizophrenia. He is the huddled figure in the central window. It is a tragic subject but not devoid of humour and it is made with love and compassion. The print measures 20x30 cm on paper 33x43 cm. It is one of a limited edition of 30, and has the title, edition number and my signature ( Jay Luttman-Johnson) written in pencil.
Hugh Ribbans trained at Canterbury College of Art and runs a graphic design business. Relief printmaking was his craft subject at college, particularly linocutting, and in 1989 he purchased a restored Columbian press, circa 1830. He spends as much time as his graphic work allows, producing woodcuts and linocuts, mixing heavily grained wood – often driftwood – and lino in his prints. Subject matter is often derived from images of animals and birds with a stylised treatment much influenced by…