Graham Blair is a printmaker and designer based in St. John’s, Newfoundland. His woodcut prints are created using techniques based on the earliest methods of printmaking. Each edition begins with an original design hand-carved onto a maple block using a combination of knives and gouges.
When the block is finished, each impression is hand-printed by rolling ink onto the surface of the woodblock, laying down the paper, then burnishing the reverse until the image is transferred. The papers used are the finest Japanese washi, handmade from renewable plant fibres.
Copper-tooling and printmaking with a whiff of whimsy and a nod to the past.
For as long as I can remember, I have been making things with my hands. I grew up surrounded by…
The Quidi Vidi Village Plantation is a craft incubation facility, designed to accelerate the growth of emerging artists and their businesses.
Each of the craftspeople who lease studios in the Plantation have passed through a rigorous selection process, and must participate in an extensive training regime.
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