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Glue Collagraph: Plotting a Course

This art is available in my Etsy Shop Plotting a Course is a glue collagraph ghost (the process shots begin at the bottom of this post) with watercolor. The reference image (seen below) was snapped in the early 80’s, showing my step dad TC sitting in the cockpit of his Cape Dory sailboat, studying a paper chart (slated to cease production in favor of digital charts).  The subject is someone near and dear to me, but I also like the geometry of the marina and boat parts around him. There isn’t a discernible boat in the composition, but if you’ve been around boats at …[Continue reading]

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Collagraph Printmaking: Antebellum

Antebellum 4.25 x 4.75 Glue Collagraph with colored pencil  (Visit my Etsy Shop) What’s a Glue Collagraph? Glue Collagraphs are a fun & easy printmaking method. You can collect the supplies and get started right away, and have a print party. 🙂 This simple, painterly approach to printmaking doesn’t require any cutting or sharp tools, and with a little planning, you won’t even need to use a press to pull the prints! How Do you Make a Glue Collagraph? Building this plate is so simple, I love this process! This is a scrap piece of matboard, sealed front and back with Liquitex Gloss Medium and Varnish. The suggested …[Continue reading]