Ellen and Johan’s explorations in Printmaking

From the first meeting up until today, we have made a drypoint and printed it using the chine colle technique.  The press was used for this method.  The new plate is a very intricate collagraph.  I hope to learn more techniques to create more complex plates as well.

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A test trial of chine colle and glue print in order to inform me of what the media can do. It is also for the reason of observation of this technique.

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First attempt in drypoint. I carved the image into a plastic plate, inked it and used the press to print it.

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Second attempt on dry point but with chine colle. A combination between two printing techniques. A stylish work of print.

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In this image I am cutting an image for a collagraph which is a work in progress.

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