Author(s): Sarah Riley
An easy-to-use practical guide to mixed-media printmaking that includes instructions on all of the main printmaking techniques, as well as examples of inspirational works by the author and other contemporary printmakers.
Clear, easy-to-follow instructions about techniques and tools Written by an experienced teacher who has won numerous awards for her own work Includes a broad range of illustrated examples to accompany the step-by-step instructions and examples of inspirational finished pieces by both the author and other contemporary printmakers A useful 'dual-language' glossary of US and UK equivalents for all materials included in the book
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.
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 colle, stencils and rainbow rolls Chine colle Stencils Rainbow roll with stencils and chine colle 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