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Making Collagraph Prints

By Susan Mackenzie

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ISBN: 9781785005817
PUBLISHED: 03/05/2019
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 242x172 mm
INSIDE: 133 colour photographs

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.

  • 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

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Latest Reviews
" I am impressed at how comprehensive the book is whilst still remaining an easy to read, slim volume. (Lynn Bailey) "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Print Making Today

" There is nothing we love more than a session of cutting and sticking, and if your're thinking about venturing into the world of collagraph printmaking, this book is an ideal guide for you. Making Collagraph Prints provides such a thorough introduction to the materials, equipment and techniques of collagraph, that you could start making today. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Pressing Matters magazine

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