Category Archives: Project 1 – First Monoprints

Inktense and Felt Tip Printing

I had planned to use my day at the open press doing back drawing and working textures onto rolled up plates for monoprinting. Unfortunately, the studio is currently being used for screenprinting hundreds of T-shirts and the air is full … Continue reading

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A Day’s Monoprinting Workshop

I was offered a cancellation place on a one day monoprinting workshop with a local printmaker, Ann Burnham http://www.annburnham.co.uk . Initially we experimented with inking a plate , placing a sheet of light, smooth  paper over it, another sheet to … Continue reading

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Research Point – Degas’ monoprints

Degas was introduced to monoprinting by a friend who was and amateur printmaker using etching. His earliest prints used black ink rolled out on to a plate and then worked into negatively. He said he could work more spontaneously in … Continue reading

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Project 1 – First Monoprints

Having cleaned a perspex plate, I applied Akuakolor waterbased inks to the plate with a variety of bristle and other brushes. I was disheartened to see that the ink was drying rapidly before I had progressed very far, so I … Continue reading

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