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Friday Night Flicks: Sophie Lécuyer

Tonight’s flick is an interview with illustrator and printmaker Sophie Lécuyer, and gives some glimpses of her works in book form.     If you would like a closer look at some of Lécuyer’s books, you could check out the … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Lou Tonkin

I saved this peaceful little video for the last in this month’s series on printmaking. The film shows the process Lou Tonkin follows, from sketching outdoors through carving a linoleum block to pulling the first test print.     I … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: What Is A Print?

Many people find ‘process’ videos relaxing to watch, and since it is summer and a time for relaxing, I have chosen some process videos about printmaking. The first video is an animation produced by Chop Shop Studio (formerly The Chopping … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Deep Sea Diver by Linocutboy

Last week’s flick showed the stages in producing a carved wood printing block with an all-over pattern. Today’s flick shows Nick Morley, aka Linocutboy, drawing, carving and printing a linocut. From the text on Vimeo: Making the linocut involves carefully … Continue reading

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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.   … Continue reading

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