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The Essentials of Selecting and Preparing Printmaking Paper

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Choosing the right paper for your art is one of the most vital steps in the printmaking process. Read on for tips on how select and prep your paper.

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An Introduction to the Wonders of the Collagraph

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If you’re accustomed to the idea that printmaking always involves the incision or engraving into metal that is then printed, you might want to know about a little thing called the collagraph—or collograph, as it is spelt in some circles.…

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What to Consider Before Buying an Etching Press

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While an etching press is the most important piece of equipment for etching, there is wide variation in the types of etching presses available, while the specific printmaking processes that you practise are also likely to influence your choice of…

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The Basics of Setting Up Your Own Printmaking Studio

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The ubiquity of the printed image in our contemporary world makes it unsurprising that the art of printmaking – encompassing such traditional disciplines as relief, intaglio, screen printing and lithography – continues to capture so many artists’ imaginations. However, while…

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Introduction to the Sugar Lift Etching Process

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If you find yourself wishing to marry the largely technical process of etching with a more painterly, intuitive style, then you may consider experimenting with the sugar lift etching process. This process, as you might expect from the above, involves…

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Art & Culture: Freudian Slippers and Other Salable Art Products

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Yes, museum shops can be holding pens for the worst atrocities known to high art in the form of low culture; alas, they can also be great sources of inspiration for those of us working outside of the museum walls.…

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Silvers and Blues: Art Round October 2014 part 2

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Welcome to Art Round – highlights from artists and artwork on ArtWeb.com, all from the last 2 weeks… Featured websites James White: http://www.jamespaulwhite.co.uk/ James is using the ‘Pinify’ template to showcase his diverse portfolio. From resin-coated iPods to layered digital artworks…

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Artist Events: December 2013

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Make your December and art-filled one, with these artist events and exhibitions submitted by the ArtWeb community… Event: Art Exhibition-Paintings by Jo Clavier Dates: 3rd – 7th December Cost: Free Entry Where: Wimbledon Library, 35,Wimbledon Hill Road, Wimbledon, SW19 7NB,…

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Material and Process: Art Round November 2013 Part 1

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Drusilla Cole

Hello and welcome to Art Round! Twice a month we bring you highlights from artists and artwork on artweb.com. So why not take 5 minutes from your schedule for a healthy dose of inspiration… Featured Websites Drusilla Cole http://www.drusillacole.co.uk/ Using…

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Nature, colour, and contemplation – Art Round July Part 2

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Helen Nock

It’s scorching out there, so grab an ice-cream and relax for 5 minutes, while we bring you our highlights from artwork and artists from the last 2 weeks on ArtWeb.com… enjoy! Featured Websites Lin Cheung is painter using oil and…

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