the blue print press


The Blue Print Press - Janine Raedts


Via Mezzavilla 26A, 31029 - Vittorio Veneto (TV) - Italy 

phone: +39 3200 5252 89




the blue print press

I have attended the following courses:


by Alessandro Zanella (1955 - 2012):

  • August 2008: beginner's introduction to letterpress printing, plus linocut and xilography with Lucio Passerini 
  • September 2010: introduction to letterpress printing with electrotypes
  • June 2011: introduction to letterpress printing with an Adana printing machine
  • December 2011: advanced letterpress printing course with a two-colour technique


at 'Sarmède - Zâvrel Foundation'

  • 2013: intermediate printmaking course by Maurizio Olivotto


by Valentino De Nardo

  • March 2011: etching and engraving course 'Arte di Sera'


with 'Tipoteca Italiana Fondazione - Cornuda'

  • February 2015: printmaking course 'Prima Impressione' by Daniele Facchin


In partnership with Valeria Bertesina, I taught the following courses at 'Sarmède - Zâvrel Foundation':

  • April 2016: 'Fare libri in tiratura limitata' with Valeria Bertesina
  • April 2017: 'Fare libri in tiratura limitata' with Valeria Bertesina


Project timeline:

  • 2013: A Kite for Aibhin by Seamus Heaney
  • March 2014: Cotton
  • October 2014: Thoughts in a Garden by Andrew Marvell; Delight in Disorder by Robert Herrick; Days by Philip Larkin
  • November 2014: The Woman in Sunshine/Una donna al sole by Wallace Stevens; This Is Just to Say by William Carlos Williams
  • February 2015: Love After Love/Amore Dopo Amore by Derek Walcott
  • April 2016: collaboration with 'Sarmède - Zâvrel Foundation' begins with I musicanti di Brema by the Grimm Brothers
    • October 2016: Poem 629 by Emily Dickinson
    • December 2016: Shirshasana by Niklas Salmi; Out of myself by Mark Kravos​
    • April 2017: When You Are Old by W. B. Yeats; Sing a Song of Sixpence (Anonymous)
  • March 2018: The Shipping Forecast
  • Winter 2018: Subterranean Homesick Blues by Bob Dylan
  • Winter 2019: Glamourie by Kathleen Jamie
  • Winter 2020: The Bridge over the Border by Kate Clanchy
  • March 2020: Coat by Vicki Feaver
  • June 2020: On peut rêver by Eugène Guillevic; ​ Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art by John Keats (commissioned work - not for sale)
  • September 2020: The Road to Lichfield by Penelope Lively (not for sale)


I have had the pleasure to collaborate with the following artists:

  • Ulla Aartinen
  • Sergio Bigolin
  • Noreen Bissland
  • Federica Bortolotti
  • Annalisa Cescon
  • Valentino De Nardo
  • Sabrina Frison
  • Arcadio Lobato
  • Elide Piras
  • Sofia Renganeschi
  • ​Niklas Salmi
  • Claudio Schincariol


Special thanks to Sandro Berra and Daniele Facchin for their ongoing support.

Photo, video and website credits: Maddy Vettorello

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