Serigraphy Project No. 2

Posted on Nov 9, 2012 in Printmaking
Serigraphy Project No. 2

On Tuesday, I put the finishing touches on my second serigraphy (silkscreen) project. You might remember, I posted my first project (a four-color print) some weeks back, and since then I’ve been working to complete my second—an eight-color print (edition of 12). The addition of four more colors enables me more flexibility in my composition, […]

Serigraphy (Silkscreen)

Posted on Sep 28, 2012 in Printmaking
Serigraphy (Silkscreen)

Among the many ways I’m spending my time here in Florence are my classes. One such class is my Serigraphy class. No one in the States calls it serigraphy, although it’s the technical name for silkscreen/screen printing. Everyone here calls it serigraphy (well, the Italians actually call it serigrafia). I finished my first work for […]

Letterpress Appreciation Day

Posted on Sep 19, 2012 in Printmaking
Letterpress Appreciation Day

Yesterday was letterpress appreciation day! Celebrated all around the world, 9/18 was chosen as the day to celebrate this revolutionary—and very cool—printing process due to the standard height of wood and metal letterpress type being .918 inches. But you already know that, right? To do our part to participate, our Printmaking & Book Arts class […]