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We are Pics & Ink - a new way of buying interesting and unusual magazines, the type most people can’t find in their local newsagent.
The internet is great, it means we can access pretty much anything from pretty much anywhere. Magazines have yet to benefit from this. We aren’t about reading magazines online because we really like the touch, smell and beauty of great paper.
So let us be your guide through the world of independent magazines. We’ll tell you about them, show you a few pages, then we will pack them up very carefully and post them to your door.
Pressing Matters magazine is an independently-run publication, honing in on the people, passion and processes behind the artform of printmaking. From curious beginners to those exploring the world of fine art editions, there are all sorts who are making their mark out of printmaking. We hope to inspire newcomers and give a voice and a face to the increasingly vast number of people calling printmaking their ‘thing’...
Pressing Matters magazine - Issue 4
Printmaking is a great playground for ideas and there are so many great printmakers out there, giving new things a go, trying fresh techniques each time they print, using the whole process as a way to improve their work and, in turn, theircreative selves. This issue of the magazine explores the broadest reaches of the printmaking world – both in technique and location – from a collection of huge presses in Norway to an Iranian Paralympic athlete who loves to print, from a Czech studio mixing the mythological with the modern to brothers using print to shine a light on near-extinct animals. So go ahead, get yourself inspired by all the inky goodness in Issue Four and go play.
Issue Four featured artists/studios:
Addicted to Patterns
Booker Print House
Mohammad Barrangi Fashtami
Under the Skin
100 page perfect bound publication, printed by Park Communications on Edixion Offset paper.