Multi-Layered Monoprint

Behind my studio there’s a forest. And I use that forest as inspiration for so many of my prints and paintings. This five colour, multi-layer print started as a photograph I took one morning as the sun raked across the trees. I wanted to show the complexity of the...

What’s Left on the Plate

    Monoprinting is offset printing. You apply paint to a substrate (in this case, a gel plate) then lay some paper on top of the substrate, apply a little pressure, and transfer the paint to the paper. Repeat this step many times and you have a layered,...

Mixed Media and a Print

When I create a monoprint on a Gelli Plate I mat the finished print leaving a 3/4 inch border around all four edges. However, with this print, I trimmed the paper right to the edge of the image and therefore couldn't mat the print without losing a good deal of the...

Layers and Layers

I started by creating a monoprint using a 6″ x 6″ Gelli Plate and Golden Open Acrylics. You can see the print in the image. Search in the middle for the two rough vertical white lines and the horizontal white line. The sky is a combination of yellow,...