My previous posts about making
plates with aluminium tape were very popular, and quite a few people have been experimenting with this technique as well as using it in community workshops.
One of these experimenters is Kate, who thoroughly tests all my instructions to destruction, (thanks Kate). She has devised another clever aluminium foil technique that I want to share with you.
This one is great for children and community workshops, very cheap and you will probably already have what you need to do it, so no extra
Combining collagraphs and mono-prints is a lovely versatile technique that I have used several times in community workshops. It works so well because it is easy to understand and people quickly get satisfying results. There is also plenty of scope for development so people with more printmaking experience enjoy playing with the two techniques together.
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Community print projects and tagged acetate, collagraph, drawing, great for kids, group activity, ink, meths, mono print, no press needed, relief printing, sticky tape on . April 30, 2019
Do you sometimes find it hard to get motivated to do creative work?
Try one minute drawings!
Here is a very simple and (I find) extremely effective activity you can use to unlock your creativity.
I have used it
tile cement enables you to create collagraph plates with lovely spirals and 3d tube forms which can be quite geometric, or very organic. Continue reading