There is an interwoven history of papermaking and printing criss-crossing back and forth over centuries. Paper was not necessary for the invention of printing, but printing would not ...Jul 6th 2021 by Lisa Takahashi
Linocut printing is a relief print process that involves cutting into a sheet of lino, applying ink to the uncut shapes and lines, and then printing on to ...Jul 2nd 2021 by Lisa Takahashi
This June we asked three watercolour painters to try out Jackson’s Artist Watercolours. Lois Davidson, Benjamin Sullivan, and Ella Beech tell us about their experiences. Above image: Lois ...Jun 30th 2021 by Clare McNamara
Oil painting papers have a special coating that prevents the paper from absorbing the oil content of the paint. They usually have an embossed linen texture on their ...Jun 15th 2021 by Julie Caves
Acrylic painting papers either have an embossed texture that replicates a canvas weave, or a cold pressed surface identical to watercolour paper. The texture provides resistance, so when ...Jun 7th 2021 by Lisa Takahashi
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