Tag Archives: Monotype prints

Project Minimal: Complete

Both internal and external pages have been printed and bound using reverse piano hinge. Each internal page has a semi-translucent title page preceding it, as an introduction to the following abstracted imagery. Although previous posts have shown the origin of … Continue reading

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2022 03 10 Image of the week

Bob Cornelis, Chain Link, monotype, 10″ x 8″ I’ve long been a fan of Bob’s work, his abstract shapes have a huge appeal to me and this isn’t the first time I’ve featured his prints. Some of my recent work … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 15: Design 4

Monotype printing Today I had a complete change of pace and direction.  The first three designs for this project have been carefully thought out and executed.  I decided to try a landscape without too much planning – the never-ending quest … Continue reading

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Monoprinting workshop

Monotype printing with Tony Ameniero Three weeks ago I attended this workshop and I’ve been gathering materials and practicing the techniques I learned since then.  The first thing to say about Tony is that he is a marvellous tutor: calm, … Continue reading

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Print 1. Inspired by Bruno Leti

A day at AGNSW (Art Gallery of NSW), part of which was spent in the research library, resulted in discovering Bruno Leti, a painter, printmaker, photographer and book artist. Born in Italy in 1941, he came to Australia when he … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 1: Review

Considering the slow and rocky start I had to this project I feel that I’ve made quite a bit of progress over the last few weeks.  The following are some of the things I’ve explored: Using a variety of media … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 1: Tulip monotype prints

And finally ………. Deb posted a very helpful tip on my last blog post regarding printing on pre-soaked paper.  So today I’ve spent the day looking into that.  Along with some helpful comments from my tutor, who I wrote to … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 1: More painted monoprints

Still having a few printing problems so I’ve read back through my previous posts in this project to review what continues to go wrong and where I’m improving.  Print improvements are minimal but colour mixing is going very well. So … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 1: Painted monoprint from life

For the still life section I looked at many items and arrangements, finally deciding on a replica Etruscan vase and a sun visor.  I took various photos of them, uploaded and reversed them to see how the final print would … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 1: Research Point

Edgar Degas: Monotypes I decided against researching Degas on-line in favour of the huge amount of books available at my local libraries.  Sitting each day reading a little more, reviewing some of his works and learning about his influences has … Continue reading

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