Posts Tagged ‘printmaking’

Etching course

13May13

I recently did another 3 day etching course. It was great to be back amongst the inks and smells of the etching studio at Camberwell College of Arts, but 3 days is hardly enough time to get your juices flowing with a process as slow and methodical as etching. (Many thanks to the tutor Brian […]


After a few sessions tinkering with my Adana press I’m finally getting some decent results. Some research and experimentation led me to the conclusion that dampening the paper gives much better results whether you’re printing with or without ink. Paper quality also made a huge difference, especially to the blind debossing. I used some Fabriano […]


I am always in awe of folk who have the focus and patience to work with one technique and give it enough time to gain absolute mastery. I use a range of image-making techniques so I always feel I need to spend more time perfecting my skills. One of the print studios I find most […]


I’ve just received my first custom-made letterpress block in the post! It’s a steel backed photopolymer plate mounted onto type height wood so it’s all ready to print on my Adana press. I’m going to use it to create some postcards to promote our The Withdrawing Room project. The clarity of detail is superb but […]


Ambigraph Studios are now up and running in South London! As well as a being photo studio providing a cosy space for portrait shoots, product and still life photography, we run our design business from here and finally have space for some lo-fi relief printmaking, including a small Adana letterpress and a rack of lead […]