Linocut is a relief printing technique in which a linoleum block is cut into using a sharp gouge tool. The block is then inked with a roller and impressed onto paper, either by hand by burnishing on the back of the paper, or with a press. The higher (uncarved) areas of the block are the […]
We’ve had Alicia with us since June on work placement from Huddersfield University and she has been an absolute star in helping out around the workshops. A couple of weeks ago we had a session in the print room trying out some of the lovely new-to-us letterpress equipment.
West Yorkshire Print Workshop is delighted to be showing a selection of works by members of Yorkshire Sculptors Group, coinciding with the Yorkshire Sculpture International (22 June – 29 September).
Etching is an intaglio method of printmaking which uses an acid or mordant to make marks in a metal plate surface to create a design to be printed from. A metal plate, (usually copper, zinc or steel), is covered with a thin layer of waxy ground which is resistant to acid. The ground is then […]