Introduction to Woodcut: course in Glasgow

Glas­gow Print Stu­dio are run­ning a course on 12–13 March 2016 on one of the old­est forms of print­mak­ing. The Intro­duc­tion to Wood­cut course is suit­able for begin­ners and those who wish to refresh their skills. For full details of times and costs, see the stu­dio’s website. 

Book to mark the 200th anniversary of the Columbian Press

Print­ing tech­nol­o­gy his­to­ri­an Bob Old­ham and hand print­ing press col­lec­tor and researcher Patrick Goossens have co-authored a new book about George Cly­mer’s Columbian hand press for the 200th anniver­sary of its inven­tion. The book includes a bio­graph­i­cal sum­ma­ry about George Cly­mer, some new infor­ma­tion about the devel­op­ment of the Columbian, and reports on Bob’s world-wide […]

Bicentenary of the Columbian Press

The Columbian Press was invent­ed in 1813 by George Cly­mer, though it ulti­mate­ly proved more pop­u­lar in the Unit­ed King­dom. You can read more about its typ­i­cal appear­ance and dec­o­ra­tion and of how it oper­ates. The restored Grand Gallery of the Nation­al Muse­um of Scot­land in Edin­burgh has an exam­ple built in 1865 by the […]