Block Printing with Artist Bill Fick featuring Speedball Art Products

Jerry’s LIVE Episode 42: Block Printing with Artist Bill Fick featuring Speedball Art Products – See Video Below

After our basic printmaking episode was such a success, we have decided to up the ante with the help of Speedball. They are bringing out the big guns– and are graciously loaning us renowned printmaker Bill Fick as our special guest! Have your questions ready and waiting for this printmaking guru!!!

Bill Fick is a printmaker who lives and works in Durham, North Carolina. He is currently a Lecturing Fellow at Duke University in the Department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies. Over the past 25 years he has exhibited his prints nationally and internationally and has taught at many institutions across the United States including the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill and Greensboro), Pratt Institute and Rutgers University. Fick’s work can be found in the collections of the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University; The New York Public Library and the Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University. In 1993 Fick was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist Fellowship and in 1995 a North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship. Along with Beth Grabowski, Fick co-authored the book, Printmaking: A Complete Guide to Materials and Processes. The book was published by Laurence King and is currently in its 2nd edition. Fick is also the co-director of Supergraphic, a creative art studio dedicated to the production of fine art prints and print media.

Some Supplies Presented in Live Event

To See or Buy The Supplies Discussed In LIVE Event

Products Used in Live Event Listed 

Printing Paper:

  • V27544C Awagami Factory Paper- Kitakata 90gsm 17×20.5” pk of 5
  • 65133A Awagami Factory Paper- Kitakata 10pk 17×20.5” Natural
  • V27543C Awagami Factory Paper- Kitakata Green 36gsm 17×20.5” pk of 5

Printing Inks:

  • V25273 Speedball Pro Relief Ink Can Set of 4 Asst Colors 8oz
  • V25272 Speedball Pro Relief Ink Can Supergraphic Black 16oz

Printing Tools:

  • 47819 Speedball Nylon Covered Baren 4”
  • 47863 Speedball No.49P Brayer 4”
  • 47847 Speedball No. 64 Brayer 4”
  • 81388 Linozips Set
  • 60779 Lino Cutter #2

Printing Linoleum:

  • V02296 Speedball Red Baron Unmounted Block 12×18”
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