Intermediate-Basic Block Printing Experience Required
Struggling with getting that perfect block printed gradient? Uneven inking? Colors not mixing as you’d hoped? There’s a reason for that—they’re not easy! In this 90 minute workshop we will troubleshoot all of the pitfalls and get you blend rolling your way to gradient perfection!
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If you would like to learn how to transfer onto Speedball Speedy Carve using a laser or inkjet printout and an iron please watch my tutorial here.
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A pre-carved block on a soft rubber matrix such as Speedball Speedy Carve or Blick Soft Kut for printing on fabric, or block of choice for printing on paper (width of block must be approximately the same as the size of your brayer).
A PRE-WASHED fabric item of choice that doesn't have textures, ruffles or darts or printmaking paper of choice
Soft rubber brayer (must be approximately the same width as your pre-carved block)
Speedball Fabric Block Printing Ink or block printing ink of choice for paper.
Smooth surface for rolling out ink such as plexi, acrylic or sheet glass
Multiple palette knives or similar.
Baren or Hard Rubber Brayer to apply pressure with
Pins if printing on fabric and have a padded surface
Padded surface if printing on fabric. This will help you achieve better results on fabric. 10+ layers of old sheets, a doubled over fleece blanket, a non textured old towel or two layers of a non-textured upholstery/thick fabric are examples. Should not be super squishy. Clamps help secure your padded surface to the table.
Scrap fabric if printing on fabric