Monoprinting nature

My previous nature monoprinting had me using inks that complemented the plant material I was using as my imagery; yellow ochre, green and light sepia.  I wondered how they would look in colours that don’t so readily reflect nature.

The left hand image is the best of the unusual colour combinations.  I find it hard to analyze but am not averse to it.  In fact it’s quite alluring and otherworldly.  I mixed a little yellow into the blue for the right hand image hoping I would still retain a blueish tinge but it was immediately lost.

An interesting exercise but not something I feel compelled to continue.

About Claire B

I'm a passionate printmaker, paper-maker and a poor sketcher (which I'm working to improve). I've stitched from early childhood and am a perpetual student, loving learning and participating in everything creative.
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