Always the Sea: Alex Booker

Alex Booker has a family history steeped in the sea and navy - and he makes prints inspired by that. Here he is at work in his studio, going through the entire process of making a woodcut print. https://vimeo.com/143560030   You can find his work (and order online) at bookerprinthouse.com

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Music, architecture, Linocut – Angela Cavalieri (13 mins)

large scale, linocut

Angela was awarded a fellowship to research - she brought together the music of Claudio Monteverdi and the engravings of Giovanni Battista Piranesi into 2 huge linocuts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0oWrgfd9iE   The scale of the work is impressive.  In some parts of the video, she is shown lying on one side on a pillow, so that she is able …

Scandinavian home craft

Lotta Jansdotter has a worldwide reputation for handprinting patterns which are used on textiles, notebooks and household interiors. "Can't find what you want?  Make it!  Don't know how?  Learn it!" is how her website describes her pragmatic approach, much of her printing based on simple potato cut prints, in repeating patterns. Her fabrics are stocked by …