This summer we’ve set up a home studio to edition relief prints and screen prints at home. You can imagine the expense of renting studio time at a local NYC shop so it’s been fun trying to set up everything we need in our living room. Check out some of the surprises on Instagram 😂
DIY Quick tips:
- Always have a bowl of water & sponge handy for spills of changing inks.
- Power washers for screens are overrated, proper screen are can be accomplished with a good soak in degreaser, sponges and a Magic Eraser. (For emulsion many things like bleach or simple green work but I’m shooting for toxic free printing and using only water soluble materials)
- Never let ink dry in the screen or on your relief block/linocut
- Pick a spot to dry your prints and don’t let anyone touch!
Editioning this #reliefprint for the Free City Flint Public Art Fest mid August in Michigan. #blkgrlswurld has attended years past and it's especially important for the community right now. Check flintpublicartproject.com #printmaking #linocut #zine #flint #community #woc #poc #blacklivesmatter #gold #folkmusic #blackgirlsrock #blackfolk