Printmaking has long been a cornerstone of our studio’s curriculum, perhaps influenced by my time in China, the birthplace of block printing and paper-making. Embracing a patient and optimistic approach, we’ve successfully introduced intricate techniques like block carving and printing to children as young as 6.Still, to this day, one of my aspirations is to
What is frottage? From the French frotter, to rub, frottage is an art technique popularized by surrealist artists at the beginning of the 20th century. At it simplest, frottage is done by lying a thin sheet of paper on a textured surface and gently “rubbing” over it with a soft pencil to highlight the embossed texture.