For three years we’ve been working to develop relief printmaking techniques from tooled leather. The experiments have ranged from small to large each with a differing degree of success.
A test print from a large leather piece made with Lyell Castonguay of Big Ink.
Selection of prints made between 2016 and 2018
Our home-built flat press for small relief prints, which was used for printing the “Prairie Spring,” and Annalisa Campbell’s Takach roller press for the larger prints below.
Jumped ship a bit to make a woodblock print for the Artspace at [Untitled] steam roller print festival.
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