Giving Diversity a Home: The Quince

„Giving Diversity a Home!“ is the motto of a new series of small-size books and prints published in limited editions. All are printed letterpress with original prints e. g. linocuts. Every book title is a portrait of one species of either plant or animal, and aimes to help establish a „forever home“ for the respective species in our gardens. Some …

Start-of-the-Season at Eilhausen King’s Mill

After hibernation the windmill will be open to the public for the first time in 2023 on 23 April. There will be guided tours around the mill and the surrounding historic buildings with live-music and an arts&crafts exhibition. Meals and beverages will be available. The Fork and Broom Press will be there with an interesting selection of works. Save the …

Printmaker‘s Day 15 March 2023

Welcome to Printmaker‘s Day at The Fork and Broom Press! This year Printmaker‘s Day at The Fork and Broom Press will come in two parts: Part 1 introduces new work and new themes online on this webspace – here&now. Part 2 comes as an exhibition in our bespoke gallery-in-barn just next to the studio in Oppenwehe on 1 + 2 …

Mill-Print Challenge 2022: The Images

The task:Pull a print from a linoblock on a 70 year old proof press and hand colour it afterwards:Ink the block in black with a handroller and then print it. Take the print home, let it dry and complete the print by adding colour using watercolour, gouache, acrylic, coloured ink, pastels, chalk – whatever you prefer, have at hand or feel …

Wayzgoose 25-28 August

Wayzgoose with pop-up gallery in the old barnThursday 25 to Saturday 27 August open 3pm to 7pmSunday 28 August open 11am to 4pm There will be the Fork-and-Broom-Mill-Print-Challenge open to all on all four days during opening hours. Find more about this in the respective post in the category “Printmaker’s Day”

The Mill-Print-Challenge at The Fork and Broom Press 25-28 August

There is a new member of staff at The Fork and Broom Press that needs to be given a proper welcome: a 70 year old printing press built at famous Simmel factory in Pforzheim, where all the KORREX proof presses were produced. It was sitting in the former printroom at a school in the town I used to live as …

Gallery-in-Barn 25-28 August

Dessert for Printmaker‘s Day 2022 at The Fork and Broom Press will be served from 25 – 28 August in the barn next to the studio in Oppenwehe.There will be a pop-up gallery in the old barn showcasing the brandnew artwork and a special „director‘s choice“ from the backlist. Our old barn has been the location for readings celebrating the …