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In the first session of Intro to Copper Etching Workshop, we used tracing paper & carbon paper to layout (and transfer) our images on 4×6 inch copper plates rolled with hard ground. Below: carbon paper transfer on hard ground & needle etching tool used to draw through to expose copper…

Sheila’s Take on Monoprinting The printmaking process of monoprinting is a form of producing prints that uses images or line that can be printed one time, unlike most forms of printmaking. where multiple prints are produced. Monoprints are handmade and hand-pulled from a press by the artist. They can also…

Mary Woodworth‘s four night experimental workshop on collagraph plate and printmaking at Tiger Lily Press ended in an evening of pulling prints. Wetting the paper (soaking and rolling between towels until just damp) allows for beautiful coverage and a really lovely embossing from textured collagraph plates. During the class, participants…

ARTIST STATEMENT — Kathleen Piercefield Years ago, before I had any personal experience with printmaking, I was drawn to the mystique of the process and to the richness of line that I saw in prints.  I was doing a lot of pen and ink drawings at the time, and some…

Collagraph printmaking is an intuitive process using plates built by collaging texture and layers, often from found materials. It’s very much about play and exploration, the discovery of pattern and shape, and a tactile investigation of matrix (plate) and the way ink settles in, wipes off, and prints via press….

Nancy combines hand screen printed, upcycled fabric with small pieces of commercial fabric, and brightly colored zippers, to make these small purses. In 2016, Nancy Turner taught a class about screen printing fabric. Included here are her thoughts on the class along with images of her work and that of…