Block Printing Illustration

Printing

I made a block printing sample. The image is taken from an old picture I took. The size of the wood block was too small (postcard size) so I couldn't carve the details...!

Block Printing and New Pattern Design

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I've been designing new patterns for my shop on Spoonflower and I'm trying a new approach to create patterns - it's making rubber stamps. It's a very analogue …

Studio Visit: Screenprinter PataPri

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I visited my friend and textile/printing artist "PataPri". Her studio is by the sea in Akiya, Yokosuka, Japan, and you could get all the great ocean view from the room s…

New Publication for Crafters

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Earlier this year, I received a copy of this book “The Crafter's Guide to Patterns”. It's written by Jessica Swift, a talented artist and pattern designer from Portland…

Looking for Mr. Red

Printing

These pictures are from when I was looking for the right “Red” for one of my customers. But I have been so lazy recently, if I'm allowed to make any excuse, because it's…

Which One Is Your Colour?

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I finally listed the new Frog cushion covers on Etsy. And this time I added the colour samples on the listings for custom order, because I thought it might be easier for people to…

Do You Like Frogs?

Printing

New design "Frog" has been done and I'll make some cushion covers out of those fabrics tomorrow. Each frog was cut out by hand so they are all unique! I just hope t…

New Dark Room (or just a box)

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It's been a while since I've refurbished my studio and there's still a lot more to be done! Today, I made a small new "dark/drying room" using a shelf. It…

New Range of Fabrics

Printing

I have listed some new fabrics on my Etsy shop today. Those are light/quilting weight fabrics and I have printed 15 colours the other day. The colours are from my normal colour pa…

Colours on Canvas

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I have recently started using new base fabric to print on. It is heavy weight cotton canvas and I love the texture!

Love for Colour

Printing

I've been working on new silkscreen prints on fabric. They are quite small as A4 size it's easier to experiment colour schemes. Now available on my Etsy shop.

Cobalt Blue

Printing

I got a new acrylic colour which is astonishingly beautiful...! I can be easily pleased by this sort of small things :)

Another Set of Studio Pics

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I have installed a dryer (originally for drying clothes though) to dry emulsion on the screen more quickly and efficiently. Hope it works...!

My Studio Pics

Printing

As I did some photo shooting the other day, I'll share some of them here.

The Process

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Exposing the screen. Watch out for the UV light. Not really good for your eyes. Developed screens for the two-colour pattern. Printing the first colour... a bit worried! After pri…

Tedious Part of My Job

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I'm not really good at stretching screen on the frame... maybe it just needs years of practice for me... At least my dog takes away my stress :)