#PrintOctober

Ah yes! Here we go again.  So, let’s see, we’ve had #DrawingAugust and #PaintSeptember and guess what (the clue is in the title of this post!), it’s time for #PrintOctober.

Allan Kirk @tarnincolour asked what print methods there are and there’s a whole gambit to choose from.  Monotype, Linocut, Woodcut, Drypoint, Etchings, Aquatints, Collagraphs, Screenprinting, and Lithographs.  You see what I mean.  However, I think unless you’re a seasoned printmaker it would be good to start simple to begin that printmaking journey.  So, what can you start doing without much equipment.  Well, that would be Monotypes.

Here’s a brilliant video by Simon Ripley of Double Elephant Print Studios in Exeter talking to you about three different types of monoprints.

So, if you’re up for the challenge, let me know either through Twitter, Facebook or by leaving a comment on this blogpost.

Oh! by the Way – October starts tomorrow.  Happy printing.

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