PVC foamboard is a really intersting material for printmakers. In this post I will take you through some different ways of using it for embossing.Read More
Kitchen foil comes in different thicknesses, the cheapest foil works, however it is very thin and tears quite easily. Thicker foil is easier to handle, just take care it doesn’t t have a pattern embossed on it – some has little diamonds.Read More
Aluminium tape is such a wonderfully versatile material for printing plates. The previous post described making plates with raised textures by encapsulating things underneath the tape. This one explains how to make embossed plates by pressing textures into the tape.Read More
When I first discovered aluminium tape I thought it would be useful, I soon realised that it is indispensable!
This post is for all tape fanatics – if you haven’t used aluminium tape yet, you are in for a treat.
Aluminium tape has a lot of potential, so to start withthis post describes a variety of ways of making plates with a raised texture; I will be moving on to cover indented plates in the next post……Read More
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