On my youtube channel, one of the most frequent comments left on printmaking tutorials is how to print without a press. A press is an expensive investment, it’s heavy, and it takes up a bit of floor space in a room. There are so many to choose from, beginning printmakers are easily overwhelmed. There are workarounds for some printmaking methods, but not all of them. Hand transfer of intaglio style prints is a lot of work, fickle in nature, and it might be so challenging for beginners that they lose interest in printmaking. We need successes in the studio to stay interested in continuing a new art-endeavor. Recently, …[Continue reading]
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