An Introduction to the Craft of Letterpress Printing
Letterpress

An Introduction to the Craft of Letterpress Printing

Letterpress printing is an age-old technique that has stood the test of time and technology. It is a relief printing process of printing text and images using a press with raised plates. The practice of letterpress printing has a fascinating history and has been used for centuries to create beautiful and timeless works of art, from books to posters and beyond. This blog will delve into the origins, the method and examples of letterpress printing.
An Introduction to Woodblock Printing
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An Introduction to Woodblock Printing

Woodblock printing is a medium that has been used for centuries to create art, signage, and prints. As the name suggests, it involves carving an image or pattern into a block of wood, which is then inked and used to print onto paper or fabric. Whether you're interested in creating your own woodblock prints or want to learn more about this fascinating medium, read on for a brief history!
Intaglio Printing: The History and Process
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Intaglio Printing: The History and Process

 People have used intaglio printing techniques for hundreds of years; some early examples of intaglio printing include playing cards made in Germany in the 1430s using drypoint. Several types of intaglio printing include etching, drypoint, engraving, aquatint and mezzotint. This blog post will introduce each type of printing method and then explain how to create an intaglio print.
How Lithography Created A New Way Of Printing
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How Lithography Created A New Way Of Printing

The lithographic printing press was invented in the 1790s by Johann Alois Senefelder, how does it work, how did it change the lives of people at the time, and what are some of the famous artists who use this process? Read on to find out!