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Awagami 32nd Annual Papermaking Workshop in Japan at Awagami Papermill Tokushima, Japan

August 6, 2014 to August 10, 2014
This workshop will cover the traditional Japanese papermaking from preparing Kozo bark for cooking to cleaning & beating the fiber and on to papermaking and paper drying. This workshop is for both those who work with paper AND also for beginners who are interested in how traditional washi papers are made. We will also teach paper dyeing and Japanese bookbinding and some other fun stuff too!!  We welcome all to this very informative and fun workshop. Limited enrollment to 15 participants so…See More
Apr 9
Andrew Michael Stone posted photos
Apr 7
Dave Fortune posted a status
"'Flaming Joe's' /screen print..."
Apr 3
Dave Fortune posted a photo
Apr 3
Carol Ann Fitzgerald replied to Carol Ann Fitzgerald's discussion Question re editioning
"that's what I thought. I just wanted another source to confirm. thanks Carol"
Apr 2
James Aaron Scott replied to Carol Ann Fitzgerald's discussion Question re editioning
"Changing a variable could be considered sufficient to be considered a separate edition.  Any reworking of the matrix also would warrant a re-edition. IIn general it is bad practice to break the limited nature of an edition.  If you were to…"
Apr 2
James Aaron Scott replied to Lawrence's discussion Etching Granite
"hydroflouric acid is the only chemical that I know of that will do much to granite.  This is a nasty acid and is not very safe.  But it could be done.  If you do try this please take proper care to follow the MSDS instructions for the…"
Apr 2
James Aaron Scott replied to ashley thomas's discussion cold laminator as press?
"Not sure if the laminator would apply sufficient pressure or have a way to adjust the pressure to accommodate plates."
Apr 2
James Aaron Scott replied to Francis's discussion Pressure Worries
"Easiest solution is to prop the plate up with a plexiglass plate.  and then readjust the whole pressure set.  Plexi comes in many thicknesses and can be gotten in larger sizes.  This should help you amp up the pressure if there is…"
Apr 2
James Aaron Scott replied to Hideki's discussion Etching Aluminium?
"Steal plate is also an economical option here in the states.  Steal is much better for large runs.  The chemistry for etching is more dangerous, but is can be a good option if your into engraving.  Aluminum is extremely soft and will…"
Apr 2
James Aaron Scott and Mike Booth are now friends
Apr 2
Nena Braathen left a comment for Mike Booth
"Hello Mike- thanks for the friend request. I look forward to seeing more of your prints and being an active member of Print Universe. Nena Braathen"
Apr 1
James Aaron Scott is now a member of Print Universe
Apr 1
Robert joined Daniel Ibn Zayd's group
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Linoleum cut | Woodblock print

This group is for discussion of all aspects of linoleum cut and woodblock printmaking, to share expertise and discuss their historical as well as contemporary use.See More
Mar 31
Fernando Evangelio Rodríguez's video was featured

CARTEL DE LA SEMANA SANTA DE CUENCA 2014

Proceso de realización de la xilografía original para el cartel de Semana Santa de Cuenca del año 2014
Mar 31
Mike Booth commented on Fernando Evangelio Rodríguez's video
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CARTEL DE LA SEMANA SANTA DE CUENCA 2014

"Genial Fernando. Gracias por compartirlo."
Mar 31
 

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You're invited to have a look at the beta version of my latest online publishing project, ¡Alegría! The Joy of Spanish Living. Admittedly it's a bit off subject on Print Universe, but this is where m…

You're invited to have a look at the beta version of my latest online publishing project, ¡Alegría! The Joy of Spanish Living. Admittedly it's a bit off subject on Print Universe, but this is where my friends are, and I want you all to see it. Here's the link: http://alegriaonline.net. Thanks for looking at it, and feel free to comment, like, follow, make suggestions, etc.

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Question re editioning 2 Replies

Started by Carol Ann Fitzgerald in Uncategorized. Last reply by Carol Ann Fitzgerald Apr 2.

Etching Granite 1 Reply

Started by Lawrence in Sample Title. Last reply by James Aaron Scott Apr 2.

cold laminator as press? 1 Reply

Started by ashley thomas in Sample Title. Last reply by James Aaron Scott Apr 2.

 
 
 

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