Category Archives: Part 4 Collagraphs

Project 11 – Making a Test Collage Block

To make a collagraph materials sampler, I: decided that I would like my grid to have curvy outlines for a more organic feel found a surplus piece of sturdy mountboard (Arcadia) drew around it onto a piece of thin paper … Continue reading

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Final Prints From Collagraph Course

In my final afternoon on my collagraph course, I wanted to combine a number of techniques into a single plate/print. I also wanted to explore a subject which was less representational than my earlier plates. A keen (if useless) amateur … Continue reading

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Yet More Collagraph Course

For each session of this course, I try to take along at least one new plate where I have experimented with new materials or which will require different approaches to inking. For this session I took along two really different … Continue reading

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More Collagraph Course

My main ambitions in doing a six afternoons (spread over a couple of months) collagraph course were to: explore ways of making plates learn about inking techniques For my second plate on the course, I decided to take an image, … Continue reading

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Collagraph Course – Part 2

On the second week of the course, I planned to further experiment with inking my plate and combining it with chine colle. I had experimented with a roll over and rubs in complimentary colours. I wanted to see the effect … Continue reading

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Collagraph course

I had the opportunity to attend  a six afternoon collagraph course with a local printmaker Ann Burnham (http://www.annburnham.co.uk/).  I thought that this would support the Printmaking 1 course; a course book is no substitute for some hands on tuition. I … Continue reading

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