Contract Award Notice: Edinburgh Printmakers Ltd is a charitable organisation which provides a large open-access printmaking production facility allowing artists to develop their practice in etching, lithography, screenprinting, relief printing
, digital printmaking and light sensitive printmaking processes.
The first examples of stamping, stencilling and relief printing
can often be seen in old ceramic pieces, tiles and bricks used in architecture.
My individual project for the year was the redesign of a tabletop letterpress machine, which is a device capable of inking type before performing a relief printing
Paul Andrew Wandless is a ceramics artist who incorporates printmaking techniques in his clay work, including silk-screening, stencilling, monoprinting, relief printing
and custom decals.
The topic is labyrinthine, even in comparison with the development of the other main category of printmaking; the history of relief printing
(from a raised surface, including woodcut and linocut) is itself notoriously complex and difficult to understand without hands-on experience at a press.
Having won a bursary to study in Kyoto, Lesley Lillywhite's work is still strongly influenced by Japanese and Chinese relief printing
For the past ten years, Feinstein has been relief printing
on paper using found soft materials and custom-made templates.
Beginning with the early years of relief printing
which includes woodcuts, and moveable metal type, to today's digital processes.
The studio has all of the traditional printmaking processes - etching, relief printing
, screen printing and a darkroom.
Letterpress is a form of relief printing
that requires type to be set by hand, and broadsides are a mixture of text and images.
Northern Print, at Stepney Bank in Newcastle is currently working on its September to December evening and weekend courses for both beginners and advanced which will include etching, relief printing
Flexography, a form of relief printing
, lends itself to printing on nonporous materials, such as metal foils (FIGURE 2).