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Printmaking, fine press and letter press

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Printmaking, fine press and letter press

A group for artists who create books in the fine press tradition, letter press or using printmaking techniques.

Location: worldwide
Members: 111
Latest Activity: Jan 30

NEWS & VIEWS: Printmaking, letter press and fine press

Wikipedia entry on printmaking here.

National Gallery of Australia printmaking database here.

Print Council of Australai website here.

Wikipedie entry on letterpress here.

Briar Press - an online letterpress community - here.

Wikipedia entry on Fine Press here.

Oak Knoll - books on books here

Ladies of Letterpress here

Discussion Forum

Acrylic sheet for monoprinting?

Started by Abigail Thomas. Last reply by Martine Rastello Dec 21, 2012. 7 Replies

Papers for printmaking using Intaglio ?? (non western)

Started by Aine Scannell. Last reply by judy bourke Feb 7, 2011. 3 Replies

chine colle survey for uni research

Started by Sandra Wright. Last reply by Sandra Wright Dec 12, 2009. 9 Replies

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Comment by Robert Heather on February 18, 2015 at 9:20
Comment by catherine mc cue boes on August 11, 2011 at 19:00
Chine Colle using gold leaf, having trouble getting it to stick to the print??? any thoughts
Comment by Lesley Smith on December 18, 2010 at 4:16

Does anyone know where I can purchase this device for hanging paper?

http://www.bookarts.uwe.ac.uk/mutfinal09/13.htm

Comment by Linda Douglas on February 17, 2010 at 2:35
Dear Fellow Printmakers, In April, my plan is to launch The Australian Book Arts Journal for book artists, printmakers, calligraphers and writers! The theme for the first issue is Beginnings. If you have any article or story that you think might make an impact, a review of a book, a review with pics of an exhibition, a technique article or tutorial with images, please contact me at theraggededge@hotmail.com. the journal is exclusively Australian content. I am most excited about publishing this quarterly journal and hope you will see it as a vehicle for your work - besides, there is nothing like a book in the hand!
Comment by Sheila Jonah on October 12, 2009 at 12:28
Printmakers wanted for 9th International Exhibition and Exchange in Toronto, CANADA See blogspot for information. Curator Sheila Jonah @PROOF Gallery.
http://yearofthetigerprintexhibition.blogspot.com
Comment by Abigail Thomas on June 1, 2009 at 2:41
Anyone used a paster making machine as an experiemental home print press? Heard its quite good for flexible plates (ie, not zinc etc..) when you dont have access to a proper press........
Comment by Lawrence Finn on May 6, 2009 at 18:37
The secret to printing on film for screen positives is to apply a dusting of talcom powder over the top. Then blow it off. Don't wipe it.

This print was 1 meter x 1/2 meter and printing the lino on the presses available (Glasgow Print workshop) wasn't gonna happen easily so I used that technique and screened it. http://www.lawrencefinn.com/home/lfdcwp/wp-content/gallery/Linocut/towers/towerofSong.jpg
Comment by Nancy Wilson on May 6, 2009 at 16:09
Thanks Sheree!
Comment by Sheree Kinlyside on May 6, 2009 at 9:55
Hello Nancy. Welcome to the forum. There is always much to be learned and taught not always from the sources we expect. There are certainly some pros on this site but most are just like you and me... artists who are driven to use books (and prints) to communicate. It's nice to belong and it's nice to have you here. Best wishes to you.
Comment by Nancy Wilson on May 6, 2009 at 4:51
Hello to the printmaking, fine press and letter press forum. I have no idea about correct protocol, but it seemed that perhaps I should introduce myself as I'm a new member. Frankly I have not participated in many on-line forums, so I'm a bit new at this. I am more a printmaker than a book artist, although my goal is to combine the two. I have made a few simple journals and books. I live and work in France, although I'm originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. I hope to learn a lot from all you pros.
 

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Available to everyone: Robert Jacks & Printed Matter 

10 September - 24 October 2016


Printed Matter is pleased to announce Available to Everyone: Robert Jacks and Printed Matter, curated by Peter Anderson.

The exhibition presents two connected bodies of material: a survey of artists’ books by Australian painter, sculptor and bookmaker Robert Jacks (1942-2014), and an extensive selection of publications drawn from Jacks’ own collection, many of which were purchased from Printed Matter in the early years of the organization.

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