Author Archives: BruceBurkhartDesigns

About BruceBurkhartDesigns

Freelance pixel slingin', graphic design and some print making on the side.

412 Area Code Wood Block Relief Print

A little while ago, I printed the 717 Area Code relief print. A little birdie whispered to me to make a 412 relief print using the same technique. When I thought about the color to use, Printeresting Black came to … Continue reading

Posted in Gamblin Printeresting Black, ink, relief print, wood block

Random Phone Pics

Yet another smattering of random phone pictures. Really?

Posted in photography, random projects

DIY Project: Homemade Chalkboards

Wow, over three months since the last post! My apologies for the lack of updates. Time seems to have sped up over the summer months! Anyway, here is the latest DIY project that I’ve completed; a sort of process post … Continue reading

Posted in experiment, random projects, woodworking | 1 Comment

Relief Printing Ink Change Up

I’ve decided to switch from water based relief printing inks to Caligo Safe Wash inks. I only experimented with them on one project so far and I can tell they are going to take some getting used to; very different … Continue reading

Posted in Caligo Safe Wash, experiment, ink, relief ink

Screen Printing Press Set Up

I’ve been getting some inquires as to my screen printing set-up. It’s a cobbled together simple set-up. The whole thing is mounted to a chunk of 1/2″ scrap ply wood (for portability) and made to use 20″x24″ screens. The “platform” … Continue reading

Posted in experiment, press, random projects, screen printing

More Hops: Humulus Lupulus Tea Towels

Here is the outcome of using the Humulus Lupulus block on fabric! I used oil based ink (black) and fabric from the local fabric store. I applied a hot iron to cure and washed them to make sure the ink … Continue reading

Posted in beer, experiment, hops, linoleum print, random projects

Birthday Card Relief Prints

As promised, I’m updating the outcome of the birthday prints. I decided to do random colors (orange, blue, silver, black) and random overprints. Some interesting, unpredicted results with some of them!

Posted in birthday, cards, experiment, linocut, linoleum print, photo lettering