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Printing without Thinking: Drawing techniques in Monotype

Working with your monotype materials, switch off your brain and practice drawing without thinking in a series of drawing exercises led by artist Michelle Avison
10 Students
£22 pp
About this class

Work with artist Michelle Avison to explore trace monotype, drawing into an inked surface through paper to achieve a range of marks.

You will be shown everything you need to know to make trace monotype images- how to use a roller to ink up a surface and some handy tips about how to register the paper and keep workspace clean and manageable.

You will explore markmaking using different drawing tools and how different papers make a difference to the print. You will also learn how to print from the reversed drawing that remains on the plate.

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What you will learn
  • how to print trace monotype
  • how to use printing to draw in different ways
  • drawing techniques
What you will need
  • an ink roller
  • water washable printing ink
  • different thin papers

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Your Teacher

Slaughterhaus Print Studio is a professional, friendly printing studio (despite the name!). They love all things print, and will surprise you with what is possible in this fantastic medium. Led by studio founder Michelle Avison, a great team of practising artist tutors share their skills in techniques such as linocut, etching and stone lithography, and a lot more besides- classes are suitable for beginners and more experienced printmakers looking to refresh and add to their skills. Class numbers are small, and the teaching is supportive and personalised - the team will challenge and help you experiment and find your creative mojo…

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