Printmaking Terms

Deckle Edged Paper

Margaret White Art Linocut Typography Outdoors

I often like to print on deckle edged paper. This short article explains the origins of deckle edges and why I choose to finish some of my printing papers this way.

What is a Variable Edition Print?

Variable Editions Margaret White

Normally, when you are printing an edition, you are striving to make each print in the edition as close to identical as possible. With a variable edition (also called a “varied edition”) most of the image information is still coming from the plates, but the artist is intentionally manipulating the printing in some way.