Monoprinting is a form of printmaking that allows you to create unique, freeform printed images every time. Unlike the more common relief printing, which uses a block stamp to reproduce the same image over and over again, monoprinting allows the freedom to create each image anew. This will allow you to produce abstract
Monoprinting is a lovely technique that allows printmakers to be spontaneous, painterly and experimental. This simple monoprint project produces beautiful delicate prints using a piece of scrim and an etching press. Begin with a piece of perpex, a plastic inking plate or a sheet of drypoint plastic. use masking tape to tape off a rectangle on your perspex. … Continue reading "Monoprinting with Scrim"
Watch a quick video and see what a trace monotype print is. Want to learn more join us in the next session of Draw into Print. Read all the details on the workshop page. A trace monotype print has a fuzzy line quality that cannot be reproduced with other methods of printmaking. You can free … What is a trace monoprint? – video Read More »
The last couple weeks I have been working on crane monoprints. I made a bunch of background papers in a few colorways, then printed the cranes. I made a new stencil of flying cranes. I am going to do some other prints of a crane close up, similar to my cow prints. For those, I have to do another layer adding more color and detail to the crane shape, then do the black detail stencil.