Collagraph printmaking is an accessible and environmentally friendly way of making striking prints with a unique texture. At its simplest it is a method of printing from collaged plates; at its most sophisticated, it is an innovative and exciting experimental medium. This book is a guide to the technique, with step-by-step instructions for creating and printing simple plates for the beginner, as well as tips, ideas and directions for those with more experience.
This book includes:
Advice on how to get started at the kitchen table with a guide to additional materials and equipment.
Step-by-step instructions for building collagraph plates.
Techniques for printing in monochrome using relief and intaglio methods.
Ideas for and finished examples of printing in colour and creating more complex plates.
Guide to proofing and editioning prints.
Paperback. 96 Pages. 242 x 172 mm