Inky Ramblings from my moment in history

WOW what a year this is turning out to be! After the start with the fires, who in their wildest dreams could have imagined whats unfolding now? In spite of whats happening at the moment, I hope [...]

Gel Plate Printing Tip – mountain ranges

One gelatin plate, 2 paint colours, some paper and a brayer … that’s all you need to create a mountain range monotype print.

Gel Plate Printing Tip – printing a white silhouette

How do you print a white silhouette with a coloured background when printing with gelatin plates? Here I share my process with you …

Image transfer to a lino block

This is a simple image transfer technique to get a photocopied or laserprinted black and white image to a lino block, ready to carve for printing. The printed image MUST be photocopied or [...]

My Favourite Linoprinting Tools

I love many different printmaking processes and media, but my favourite has to be working with, carving and printing lino. Lino printing is a form of Relief printmaking. Relief a printmaking [...]

Monoprint versus Monotype

Monoprint versus Monotype. Argh! What is the difference? This is something that has confused me for years, but until now (I’m a little embarrassed to admit) I haven’t had the [...]