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Practical Mixed-Media Printmaking
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Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Collagraphs and beyond Print planning Photocopy transfers Drawing before printing Making a collagraph plate Preparing a cardboard base plate Preparing a Perspex base plate Techniques for building a collagraph plate Sealing and finishing a plate Printing a collagraph plate Making a print registration package Inking, wiping and printing the plate Viscosity inking and variations Further notes on printing Cleaning the ink slab and tools 2. Monoprinting suggestions Substrates Using offset prints as guides Printing a monoprint Watercolour monoprints Trace Monotypes 3. Chine collé, stencils and rainbow rolls Chine collé Stencils Rainbow roll with stencils and chine collé 4. Drypoint Preparing a Perspex (Plexiglas) plate for drypoint Preparing copper plates for drypoint Sharpening tools Inking, wiping and printing drypoint plates 5. Relief printing The relief print Making a relief print Inking Printing the relief block Drying prints 6. Polyester plate lithography Imaging with a printer or photocopier Halftone Imaging a polyester plate autographically Using toner tusche Inking and preparation of a polyester litho plate Using an etching press to print the polyester litho plate The printing process Cleaning the plate Registration 7. Other directions Glossary Bibliography Index

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An easy-to-use practical guide to mixed-media printmaking including instructions for other printmaking techniques.

About the Author

Sarah Riley is Professor of Art and Head of Printmaking at the Holland School of the Visual and Performing Arts, Southeast Missouri State University, and is a regular guest lecturer at other institutions. Her own work has been widely exhibited and has received numerous honours, grants and awards.

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Nicely produced and copiously illustrated and there is a nice progress from relatively simple instruction to consideration of the work of a variety of practitioners in the field.
*Art Book Review*

A helpful, practical guide for printmakers of all levels.
*The Artist*

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