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14th October, 2022
Print In Action | Blog |

Pressing Matters 20!

Pressing Matters magazine is a publication full of inky inspiration, celebrating the best of modern printmaking from around the world. Made by printmakers for printmakers, it speak to artists about their creative processes and passion for print.

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5th October, 2022
Blog | Print In Action |

The Ultimate Guide to Printing Processes

Are you interested in Print but confused by all the terminology? What does monoprinting mean? What's a cynotype? Well this article is here to give you all the information you need to get stuck into this fun and creative art form!

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5th October, 2022
Blog | Print In Action |

Introducing Debby Mason!

Debby is an am an international artist printmaker, living in Plymouth. During Print in Action Festival she will be hosting a masterclass, working on a Lino cut from a drawing of plankton and printing cards with a small relief press.

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5th October, 2022
Blog | Print In Action |

Introducing Sarah Gregory!

Printmaker Sarah Gregory will be hosting a workshop during Print in Action Festival. Fragments in Landscape’ is an introduction into the creative process of transferring marks from the palette directory onto the papers surface using a hand held roller.

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5th October, 2022
Print In Action | Blog |

Introducing Mary Gillett!

Mary Gillett is a printmaker specialising in traditional etching. During Print in Action Festival she will be hosting a talk called 'The Dream That Came True'

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5th October, 2022
Blog | Print In Action |

Introducing Sonja Burniston!

Sonja is a collaborator, facilitator and visual communicator. With her foundations in Illustration, Sonja moves between making work in response to a company or individuals vision or from her own perspective.

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5th October, 2022
Blog | Print In Action |

Introducing Ismay Berncastle!

Ismay Rose Berncastle is a multi-disciplinary artist practicing in Devon and Cornwall. She is currently in the third and final year of her Painting, Drawing and Printmaking degree at Arts University Plymouth, where she is specialising in portraiture.

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5th October, 2022
Blog | Print In Action |

Introducing Nina Westwood!

Nina Westwood is the founder of MINSKI, an independent UK-based slow fashion collective with a focus on creating sustainable and funky clothing using a variety of hand crafting techniques.

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23rd September, 2022
Blog | Print In Action |

Introducing Anita Reynolds!

Anita Reynolds is a British landscape printmaker & painter living and working in Devon. She works across many printing practices including Collograph, Dry Point, Monoprint, Intaglio and Linocut/ Relief.

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21st September, 2022
Print In Action | Blog |

Introducing Luke Wade!

Luke Sebastian Wade will be joining the Print in Action Festival line up as part of Bristol Print Collective, alongside Jemma Gunning, Sonja Burniston and Victoria Willmott.

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16th September, 2022
Blog | Print In Action |

Introducing Jemma Gunning!

As part of Bristol Print Collective, printmaker Jemma Gunning will be delivering a very exciting, interactive workshop during Print in Action Festival. We caught up with Jemma to find out more about her practice and Bristol Print Collective.

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15th September, 2022
Print In Action | Blog |

Introducing Sarah Gillespie!

Sarah Gillespie RWA is one of the wonderful printmakers joining our Print in Action line up. Sarah has worked with Real Ideas throughout our Print in Action campaign, hosting workshops, live demonstrations and exhibitions at Ocean Studios with her playful, nomadic printing press Colossal.

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12th September, 2022
Blog | Print In Action |

Introducing Peter Ursem!

Peter Ursem is a printmaker, working with linocut/relief, woodcut and mono-printing practices. During Print in Action Festival he will be delivering a presentation about his lino printing practice, including inspirations, process and challenges. We caught up with Peter to find out more about his art and what inspires him.

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12th September, 2022
Blog | Print In Action |

Real Ideas is heading to IMPACT 12!

Alan Qualtrough is one of our Print in Action residents, specialising in linocut, letterpress and digital printing processes. We caught up with him to find out more about his practice and his plans for Print in Action Festival!

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30th August, 2022
Print In Action | Blog |

Introducing Alan Qualtrough!

Alan Qualtrough is one of our Print in Action residents, specialising in linocut, letterpress and digital printing processes. We caught up with him to find out more about his practice and his plans for Print in Action Festival!

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26th August, 2022
Blog | Print In Action |

Introducing Simon Ripley!

Print maker, Simon Ripley, will be hosting a masterclass at Print in Action Festival this October! We caught up with him to find out more about his practice.

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16th August, 2022
Print In Action | Blog |

Introducing Tricia Stubberfield!

Tricia Stubberfield is one of a collective of artists chosen for a print residency at Ocean Studios as part of our Print in Action campaign

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9th August, 2022
Blog | Print In Action |

Introducing Eleanor Keith!

Eleanor Keith is a print maker and artist who is currently an artist in residence at Ocean Studios, as part of Print in Action. We caught up with Eleanor to find out more about her practice and what she's working on at the moment.

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2nd August, 2022
Print In Action | Blog |

Introducing Sue Lewry!

Sue Lewry is a printmaker-artist whose interdisciplinary practice explores materiality, testing and experimenting, crossing digital and traditional thresholds to exploit the agile art form of printmaking in both social engagement and a solo practice. She is currently a print residency holder at Ocean Studios and has some exciting workshops coming up for you to get involved in!

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