Printmaking Alive!


Walk through the relief printing process with live printers in action, both Western and Asian traditional relief printmaking, printing from various kinds of relief plates made of wood and linoleum, plastic and fabric using hand tools such as rollers, the Japanese-style baren, and tools suitably affordable for homes and school. Read more ...

9a Web shot of an artist and a printer preparing a photo transparency to make a relief printing plate.
9b Web photo documenting a relief printing demonstration.
9c Web shot taken of printing with water-base ink in the traditional manner with a Japanese baren printing tool .
9d Web photo of western-style roller (brayer) often used for printing oil-based inks.

See a one-minute relief printmaking demo on YouTube


Printing a relief print on a vintage Mini Halfwood Press - 2008

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