“and if you can’t draw you can always be a modernist”

This brilliant film from the British Pathé archive made in 1955 shows members of the Hampstead Garden Suburbs Institute drawing, designing and then printing on to fabrics for the home. The film shows amazing examples of the colours, patterns and subject matter celebrated in 1950s fabric design alongside wonderful design and craft skills which make it look so easy!


People of Print Xmas Print Fayre- 3 days to submit

People of Print are asking for submissions to go in their Xmas Print Fayre at KK Outlet in London’s Hoxton Square- but there’s only three days left to submit your prints via the online form!

The gallery will be filled with prints on display from 1st – 23rd December and People of Print will be hosting talks and workshops during the exhibition.

Find the submission form and further details here.

Mokulito lithography demonstration: Printmakers Council


The Printmakers Council are hosting a demonstration of Mokulito lithography Caroline Whitehead at Bankside Gallery, London.

“Mokulito lithography uses a wooden plate instead of the traditional stone or metal litho plates. Originating in Japan in the 1970s, this technique can produce beautiful subtle veils of colour. Visitors will be able to both observe and try aspects of the technique for themselves.” – The Printmakers Council

You can find Caroline’s Printmakers Council artists profile here, and her website here.

The above image is credited to Julianna Jagielska, a recent graduate from BA Illustration at the University of Bedfordshire, produced a book and set of prints based on Slavic creation myths using mokulito, relief and screenprinting techniques, you can find her portfolio here.

WHEN: 22nd November. 2pm-4pm.

WHERE: Bankside Gallery, London



Image credit: Julianna Jagielska

People of Print Graduate Print Awards


Open to all 2015 graduates, the People of Print awards celebrates print work by new graduates and submissions are open now.

To enter and for more information on prizes, judges and requirements visit the People of Print website.

Also check out the top 10 student print projects that made it to the finals for last years awards here.

Above image from marianthi-aldridge.com

Pushing Print Bursary Awards


After six years of events, awards and celebrating printmaking, Pushing Print have launched their final project…

The Pushing Print Bursary Awards

9 awards are available to apply for as follows:

2 x £500 Exhibition Bursaries
1 x £500 Printmaking Bursary
2 x £300 Printmaking Bursaries
4 x £100 Printmaking Bursaries

Applications are open to printmakers and artists whose work relates to printmaking.

Recent graduates are eligible to apply. These bursaries are not open to past or current members of Pushing Print committee.

Download the full terms and conditions and details of how to apply here- How to apply

Closing date for applications 30th June 2015

If you have any questions please email pushingprint@hotmail.co.uk