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Lithography is a planographic printing process that makes use of the immiscibility of grease and water (the principle that oil and water do not mix). In the lithographic process, ink applied to a grease-treated image on the flat printing surface, done from a stone (lithographic limestone) or a metal plate with a grained surface. (Attwood,Continue reading “Introduction to Lithography”
Having fun with downloadable and free fonts Note: it’s always a good idea to change the opacity of a font layer to let a little of your picture layer though. It helps carry the line for the viewers eye.
Listening to Alexis Deacon born in New York this award-winning illustrator and writer loves storytelling “I always knew I was going to be in illustrator because sharing and trying to communicate was so important to me. understanding of the stories help us to do that” Alexis’s number one tip for writers: “start as close toContinue reading “Listening to Alexis Deacon”
The first ever postage stamp, The Penny Black, was issued on 6th May 1840. To celebrate this landmark, Hereford College of Arts joined forces with House of Illustration and Hay Festival to host a programme of exhibitions, workshops and a symposium of talks from acclaimed commissioners, archivists and practitioners. A showcase of work commissioned exclusivelyContinue reading “Pushing the Envelope @ Hereford College”
Millie Marotta is a hugely popular illustrator and her idiosyncratic drawings of the world’s wonderful creatures will draw you in. Millie’s Animal Kingdom offers a range of beautiful illustration on quality paper to personalise and make your own. The artist’s intricate style of illustration will get you itching for a pen, whether it’s to add toContinue reading “Millie’s flora and fauna “
Pawel Kuczynski is a modern satirist who was born in 1976 in Szczecin, in northern Poland near the German border. In 2001 he graduated in Graphic Design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan. He worked as an illustrator for several newspapers in Poland honing his skills as a social commentary artist. In 2010,Continue reading “Satirist Pawel Kuczyński “
Currently Hunt is a freelance comic book illustrator and often works for the Beano on the characters Little Plum and Ratz. He lives and works in Birmingham so he really is a local success story. He has been acclaimed as one of the 75 European Masters of Cartooning of the 20th Century by the CentreContinue reading “Meeting Hunt Emerson”
December 1st we got to spend the day with Hereford college of Art. They are currently doing a project on the beauty of the postage stamp. The project consists of collecting a years worth of illustrated envelopes from as many different people as possible. So of course we were happy to join in. Continue reading “You got post!”