Welcome to Ruby Victoria Letterpress & printmaking
Here you will find photos of all my original hand carved linocut prints and letterpress printing.
A commercial printer by trade a printmaker by choice.
I specialize in original handcarved lino block prints with a bit of letterpress thrown in for good measure.
All printed on antique printing machines with that unmistakable bite into the paper that you can only get with letterpress printing
The work that I do is not created on a computer everything is hand drawn then hand carved out of lino then printed one impression at a time on my tabletop letterpress machine
I do not use polymer which limits me somewhat in regards to type but I love to use traditional methods in my printing that involve handset type and hand carved designs and I think this is what make my work totally Original and Unique to what other people are doing right now and it also meaning everything I make is an original work of art
I love what I do and love to share it with others that are interested
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
I have been reading a blog from a lady in south Africa, her name is Dianne and she is an intuitive painter, I really like the sound of this and it has been playing on my mind since I saw her blog, I really seems to hit a chord with me, I have actually been thinking about this way of painting for may years but I just haven't picked up the brushes and paint and done anything about it, there is nothing like getting a little bit of affirmation off blogspot to get you going hey !! Oh yeah and thanks Dianne for the much needed inspiration !