Collagraph

Print a Collagraph Using a la Poupee for Full Color This is a mat board collagraph (also known as press board or mont board), printed in full color in one pass through the press. If you’ve never used the a la poupee method of inking your plate, I hope you’ll give it a go. Here …

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Printing a Mat Board Collagraph in the Intaglio Style Collagraph printmaking can arise from something as simple as finding a small, recyclable scrap of mat board. On the way to the trash bin, I pivoted left to my work table, and made a quick sketch of my studio assistant, Scout. He was, as usual, napping …

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The Art of Wiping an Intaglio Plate Inking and wiping an intaglio print is almost an art. Watching a master printmaker ink and wipe an etching plate is similar to watching hands dance. The muscle memory of the printmaker’s hand movements is fluid and graceful, but deliberate. If you’re new to printmaking, it all looks …

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