in this post I am taking you through an experiment I did to ink the plates and make the textures look even more 3d.Read More
Sometimes it is good to go back to basics to unpick just how different platemaking materials interact and behave when you ink them, so whether you are an old hand with carborundum printing or it is a new area for you I hope this will give you food for thought and something to experiment with.Read More
Sometimes it’s not practical to fit everything onto one printing plate!
I am going to explain why I decided to use two plates for this collagraph print and how I worked out the process of designing and constructing the printing plates.
Look for a place where spiders like to make webs. This should be in the open, and somewhere where you can reach the web from both sides. This could be between the legs of a table, or along a fence; they like to use the uprights and cross pieces to anchor the web.Read More
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