Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Low-tech printing methods

I've been having difficulty with printing methods. I want to make art that I can easily share with others. But I don't have a decent printer. My drawing style has a lot of line work with thin, delicate details that reproduce well on high-quality digital prints, but this is pricey if you are not doing it at home (and to purchase that kind of printer is REALLY pricey!) So, that said, I've been exploring/rediscovering more basic hand-printing techniques. This means a very different way of thinking about the design. In some ways, the limits will be good for my work and will let me focus on other things. So… here's my latest experiment with the good old-fashioned potato stamp:

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