Category Archives: Project 4 – Combination and Textured Monoprints

Project 4 – Combination monoprints – Aerial landscape

I can see an abstract design in the shapes of the fields, road and glass house, which I developed in my sketch book. I planned to emphasise the contrast between organic and man made, the warm and cool colours, and … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Combination Monoprints – Klee Homage

My objective for this combination monoprint was an homage to Klee’s back drawn works combining printed subjects on watercolour backgrounds: colourful background with a combination of colours and soft shapes back drawn subject on the theme of weightlessness or floating … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Combination Monoprints – Murmuration

One of the subjects which I thought would suit monoprint was a murmuration of starlings when they all fly in huge balloon gatherings before roosting. As a child, I used to see this over Birmingham city centre in the evening, … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Combination monoprints – Geometric Designs

In earlier prints, I really liked the effect of backgrounds printed in layers through mesh as a stencil, creating interference type patterns. I wanted to¬† explore this further using the whole plate, and placing geometric stencils over each layer. I … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Combination and Textured Monoprints

I had been building up a number of ideas for the four contrasting subjects required for this task, either developments of ideas looked at earlier in the course, or subjects arising out of my experiences and for which I feel … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Printing

The thing that appeals to me about printmaking is that it is all about solving problems. I have been printing at home for about two years, after attending a course on drypoint and collagraph printing and getting very fed up … Continue reading

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