Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Don Black Woodcut Engraving video

Here is an excellent video by Don Black in Toronto explaining and demonstrating the art of woodcut engraving.If you are not familiar with Don Black he runs a company that caters in old presses, refurbished letterpress equipment, type and just about everything else to do with printmaking. Please check out additional YouTube videos ( 19 at this time !) at DonBlackLetterpress:

Sunday, October 14, 2007

Andy English - Preparing the woodblock

Here is a clip from YouTube showing barener Andy English preparing a block of lemonwood for engraving. Make sure to checkout Andy's other videos.

Andy printing on a 1865 Albion Press:
Repairing a damaged block: