What is Riso?
A risograph is a Japanese duplicater first released in 1986. Although intended for use as a photocopier, the risograph was quickly adopted by the art community as a cheap and interesting way to produce zines, comics, and posters. The risograph uses a process similar to screen printing——a master (similar to a screen) is burned with the image, the ink is pressed through this master onto the paper, and each color must be printed separately. Boise State University houses a risograph outfitted with 13 different color drums, and it was one of my favorite parts of the graphic design program there. Learn more about risograph printing here and scroll down to see some of my risograph work.
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