Not much writing for today but I’ve been drooling over these pictures of woodblock printing. Im sharing them with all of you and I hope they inspire you as much as they inspire me!!
This stunning collection of blocks contains each page of text. Dating from the 1st century, each block is handcarved by skilled craftsmen. These are first instance of the printed word- 3 centuries before the Egyptians
Indian Ajrak printing. Working with pattern repeats and different coloured details, this technique is still used by brands such as Colefax and Fowler.
Ukrainian Vibijki printing uses circular and paisley prints in monotone. The tradional skirts are printed using this techniques and by skilled ladies who have dedicated thier lives to thier craft.