South African Fine Art Prints

An example of Monotype

Annebelle Schreuders

Posted on December 09 2016

Monotypes are prized because of their unique textural qualities. They are made by drawing on glass or a plate of smooth metal or stone with a greasy substance such as printer's ink or oil paint. Then the drawing is pressed by hand onto a sheet of absorbent paper or is printed on an etching press.

Mountain Monotype from markjohnsen on Vimeo.


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