Tag Archives: Monotype

Why I Love Making Monotypes

I have a confession to make.  I have a love-hate relationship with monotype. I create monotypes  (one-of-a-kind prints) by painting on a blank sheet of plexiglass and transferring the image to paper using an etching press. Usually I  think about … Continue reading

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Silk Collagraph “Mezzotint”

Over the years I have explored many original printmaking processes including monotype (one-of-a-kind prints), etching, viscosity printing, drypoint and collagraph. Each has its unique charms and challenges! One interesting example of a collagraph process was done to resemble a mezzotint. … Continue reading

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Painterly Printmaking

From the earliest age, I was interested in portraying the world visually. Writing assignments in grammar school were always elaborately illustrated. As a young college student, I applied for a semester abroad program in France so that I could visit … Continue reading

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Choosing a Medium to Work In

I am often asked why I choose a particular medium when creating new work.  It’s an interesting question for an artist who works in many media instead of specializing in only one.  There are actually a number of answers to … Continue reading

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