Printmaking is an art form that has been around for centuries. It’s the process of making prints from a carved or etched block, plate, or matrix. In this blog post, we’ll share some of the most interesting YouTube videos about printmaking. We’ll look at how to printmaking and the different types of printmaking.
Intro to Printmaking — DavidsonArtOnline
The video tells you about the four main types of printmaking: relief, intaglio, lithography, and silkscreen. It also shows examples of each type.
DIY PRINTMAKING + Demo — Palm Thing
This video demonstrates how to carve your own rubber stamps.
PRINTMAKING Tutorial, How to LINOCUT for Beginners Pt. 1 & 2 — Smish Studio
This tutorial series will teach you about the materials and design techniques used in linocut printmaking.
Linocut Printmaking Process – In the Studio — Justine Silva
Justine is going to make a block print. Come and hang out in her studio while she does it!
How to make an etching — National Museums Liverpool
Etching is a printmaking technique that uses acid to etch lines in a metal printing plate. The printing plate holds the applied ink and forms the image. You can learn how to make your own etching with our how-to video. This video was created by Liverpool John Moores University Print Studio.
The Printed Line: An Introduction to Printmaking Techniques — Arts Council Collection
Professor Paul Coldwell discusses the four main printmaking techniques found in Arts Council Collection Touring Exhibition, The Printed Line. He explains the tools and techniques used for each approach, and how they produce different results.
How to make a lithographic print — National Museums Liverpool
Lithography is a printing process that uses grease and water. A person draws an image with a greasy material, like a special crayon. The image is put onto a surface, usually stone but sometimes metal. In this video, you’ll learn how to make lithographic prints with the help of a Lithography Printer and Tutor from Stone Tree Press.
Reductive Printmaking (Linocut 4 colour + white) — Frank Curkovic
This video tutorial will show you how to make a four-colour reductive print with lino.
Linocut Printmaking Process — Maarit Hänninen
This is a step-by-step guide on how to make a linocut print called ‘Rebirth’. The process begins with transferring the image onto the linoleum block, then carving out the areas that will be black, and finally printing it using ink and a printing press.
How to do Printmaking with Styrofoam | Easy Printmaking Art Lesson — That Art Teacher
Printmaking with styrofoam is a fun activity that can be done in an art class. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to make prints using styrofoam. It’s a great way to introduce printmaking to beginners, as styrofoam is easy to use and builds on skills that students are already familiar with.
We hope that a few printmaking techniques have piqued your interest. You can find many more videos on YouTube, so experiment with different methods and see what works best for you!
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