Monoprints and Collographs

Some gorgeous and very interesting work here!

Kathie Vezzani

www.kathievezzani.com, encaustic

This is my favorite piece that came out of Trish Saggebruch’s dyeing class at Encausticamp. I prepared the board by using a djanting tool to create a design using wax, then I dipped the board in several layers of dye, added more wax, oils and then a transfer. The colors are very soothing to me.

In Judy Wise’s Collograph and Monoprint class, I learned how to use encaustic wax two different ways. The first method called collograph involved using an acrylic plate, wax, inks and an etch press which created very interesting prints. I especially liked the ghost prints, which are more muted, that were made after the initial pressing.

The second method, monoprint, was done on an aluminum plate on top of a griddle. We used color blocks of encaustic wax to create a pattern then laid a piece of sumi paper over the top of the design and…

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I'm a printmaker based in the North West of England, living in Bolton and printing at Hot Bed Press in Salford. Please visit my website johnpindararts.weebly.com
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  1. Thanks for reblogging my post!

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