Useful Information about Prints, Techniques and Care

For information on different printing techniques, how to pack a print, where to buy prints and lots of other stuff please scroll down and select the link that interests you. For information that we have not covered here please let us know so that we can update our pages.

Hand Printing Techniques Explained

Collaborative Printmaking Explained

What is a Limited Edition?

What is Lithography?

What is a Documentation Sheet?

How to Handle Original Prints

How to Pack Prints Flat

How to Pack Prints in a Tube

Copyright for Artists

What is a Monoprint?

What is a Monotype?

The Value of Original Prints

Posters versus Prints

Black Printmakers in South Africa

Artists Books in South Africa

Southern African Community Art Centres

South African Contemporary Prints

Lee Turner who worked at The Artists' Press has a studio in the UK

William Kentridge Print Archive

South African Print Dealers

South African Print Makers

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