Printmaking | Monoprinting
Why this course?
Monoprinting is a painterly printmaking technique which involves rolling or painting ink on a printing plate. On this one-day workshop we learn to create expressive abstract images and painterly narrative images. It is a fast, fun and spontaneous process to create prints which can be a stand-alone art work or combine with other techniques to create a more complex result. For example: the next printmaking workshop Paper Lithograph.
This workshop is suitable for beginners or students with some printmaking experience.
We recommend students enroll on the Paper Lithographic workshop - the combination for two techniques will enhance your work to create a more complex result. You may also want to try out evening classes. Student can use the work as part of a portfolio for applying to further education courses.
Students should bring: reference material to work from or a sketchbook to work on. Bring a pencil, glue stick, scissors, masking tape and a craft knife. Mono plate, ink and printmaking papers are provided, but you can bring interesting texture paper, or old book pages to print onto.
Tutor: Peon Boyle
Introduction to Monoprint techniques –
- Learning how to roll out an even flat surface of ink.
- Exploring mark making with addition/ reduction techniques, colours layering to building up abstract images.
- Using Lincoln wash effect, advanced/return learners can begin to build layers and registration into their work.
- Using various of tools, brushes, or roller edge to make marks.
- Using reduction technique to create narrative image with painterly effects.
Please note that there are no applicable discounts for this course.