Making Collagraph Prints
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. There is advice on how to get started at the kitchen table; a guide to additional materials and equipment; step-by-step instructions for building collagraph plates and techniques for printing in monochrome using relief and intaglio methods.
This will be of great interest to all printmakers, designers, artists, textile designers, teachers and craftsmen. It is superbly illustrated with 133 colour photographs, and Suzie MacKenzie is an award-winning artist printmaker with has private collections worldwide.