Friday Night Flicks: Carving a Printing Block

Hand-carved blocks are used in the production of traditional hand-printed textiles in India. They are also used in the production of decorative papers. This video from the Victoria and Albert Museum shows the process of making the printing blocks.



If you would like to try your hand at block printing something this weekend, you can find an article about simple printing with carved potato blocks here.

About Byopia Press

I have been working in the book arts field for more than twenty years, and operating Byopia Press with my husband David since the late 1990s. I began producing artist's books and altered books in 2004.
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