Tag Archives: Collagraphs

New Japanese stab bound book

With much of my home under tarpaulins whilst we renovate, I’ve scant access to my printing, paper-making and book-making materials but managed to rustle up a set of old collagraph plates to re-use last week. With a book project in … Continue reading

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2019 04 02 Image of the week

Other World series. Not the greatest picture but they are hanging in a partially shaded area on a narrow wall, so it’s the best I can do.  Better photos of the individual pieces can be seen in earlier posts. That … Continue reading

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Design Play: Exercise – collagraph abstraction

I’ve moved away from the source book I was using for my exercises and am following my own direction.  The book helped a lot when I was a bit lacking in creativity but now I’m back up and running I’ve … Continue reading

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Collagraph prints: Other World – final print plate

This plate has printed with excellent definition.  If you read my last blog post you will appreciate the beauty of the marks but the boring outcome of the overall plate. For those of you learning about collagraphs this demonstrates how … Continue reading

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Collagraph tutorial – part 2

I’ve now printed the final plate for my Other World series which I prepared and wrote about on March 11th and it’s come out very well, but there is a point I wish to stress about this kind of printing … Continue reading

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Collagraph prints: Other World – initial selection

Very pleased with how some of my prints have been coming out.  A few more to go, and a new plate yet to print, so I have a choice of which ones I’ll use for my final selection. Like the … Continue reading

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Design Play: Exercise 5 – Textures – Part 3

‘Other World’ Print Plates In my post of 16th February I created my first 3 collagraph print plates for this series + 2 masks.  Here are plates 6 & 7, the final ones for this body of work. PLATE 6 … Continue reading

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