Tag Archives: Monoprints

Linear Containment: Book assembled

For anyone following my Linear Containment theme over the last 6 months or so (which evolved from earlier prints in 2017) it might seem I would never get my work into some sort of final project, but you would be … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 13: Final prints

The monoprints have been made using a base of 3mm foamex board which has had some markings made in it.  Using a lino tool I cut a few flower outlines, cardboard diamonds were placed on the clean surface and the … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 13: Choosing my subject matter

For this project I will be combining monoprinting and linoprinting to create a multi-layered print outcome. I’ve been considering my subject matter.  Whilst away in the USA for the last few weeks I took many photographs and now, having sorted … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 1: Further experiments

Here we are looking at colour mixing, layering colours and more brush effects. Right: 130gsm drawing paper.  I started with black, white and Hansa yellow light.  From these I mixed a light and medium grey and a variety of greens … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 1: Oil based ink issues

Getting the consistency right. Over the last few days I’ve been reading more about monotype printing.  I hadn’t realised that monoprinting is the generic terminology for (essentially) prints that are a one-off, even if they are built using several layers … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 1: First monoprints

Experiments in mark making and painted plates. This section requires experimentation using various brush marks on the printing plate. I am working using a non-slip woven base on my work top.  The paper registration template sits on top of this … Continue reading

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Introducing monoprints – Research point

Before starting my first monoprints the course manual asks me to undertake some research by looking at work produced by my classmates, those who are either further on in the course or who finished the course within recent years.  At … Continue reading

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