Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Open studio - Andy English July 2008

Here is a visit to the studio of one of my favorite printmakers; Andy English. Andy has been a frequent contributor to the Baren exchanges during the last ten years and I just love his beautiful engravings.

Andy English and his 1902 Albion press

Here is a short video of our very own barener Andy English printing a wedding invitation on his 1902 Albion press.

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Homemade press

This short video shows a homemade press that can be used for letterpress and possibly other forms of relief printmaking. Pretty ingenious and inexpensive design.

Letterpress Documentary

Here is a very nice documentary about letterpress and the tools and equipment required.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Year of the Rat Print Exhibition

Year of the Rat Exhibit
In celebration of the Chinese Year of the Rat, Toronto based PROOF Studio Gallery held an international print exhibition last March. To see more photos and all the prints click on the link above.

"Year of the Rat", Elissa Kindzierski, Winnipeg, MB, Canada (Lithograph)

Sheridan Students with Krista Keller and her Trio print at the opening of the International Print Exhibition

For a short video of the exhibition and printmaking activities go here: video.
PROOF Studio is also taking applications for 2009 Year of the OX exhibit: click here