Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Pushing the Plate
I had some time to play a little last semester in my Monoprint class because I have such awesome people in class who work away making wonderful prints.
Using torn paper I created the background of hills and mountains. The viewing lady was cut from file folder as well as the flowery swirls which were all inked and placed on top of the inked plate.
This is the finished print pulled from that first plate but…….
This is the print pulled from the first plate with some manipulation of more ink and stencils. I call this "pushing the plate". You can only get the second print if you pull the first print and use the information left on the plate.
These prints are 8" x 10"
One of these prints will be the raffle prize at the May Tustin Art League meeting where I will be doing a Monoprint Demonstration. I couldn't decide which one to use so I framed them both and will give the winner their choice.