Category Archive: Printmaking

Aug 17

Soft Blue Pinch Pot

You can’t tell, but the rolled design on the side is meant to be dolphins cavorting in the waves. The glaze, while interesting, is too thick to show the design. I have a series of rolled stamps I made out of clay and fired that I’ve had for years. They’re great, because they make a …

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May 25

Shadowed Tree Postcard

shadowed trees postcard

This was my first experiment using stencils and modeling paste. I bought the stencil at a craft store in Chandler, but I hadn’t yet gotten around to using it. The modeling paste (which I will be using again, since I bought it in a rather large jar, on sale) is so thick that the best …

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Apr 15

Mandala Monoprints

mandala monoprint

These are two more of my mandala monoprints. You’ve seen this radially symmetrical pattern a lot if you’ve been keeping up with my posts and pins, simply because it’s one of my favorite stencils. I put away the gel plate for a while and started on a new project. I tend to jump between projects, …

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Mar 25

Mandala Monoprint

double mandala monoprint

┬áThis is one of my favorite postcard monoprints. I can’t remember how I even got this particular pattern with the mandala stencil, but I do know that this is the same stencil I used on the book cover. When monoprints come out right, they really come out right. I think I’ve already mailed this to …

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Mar 18

Blue Jay and Chintz

bluejay on old roses

Here’s another bird drawing that I did while on the phone. I sketched it with the pen I usually write with, my favorite uniball vision elite, and when I got home I finished inking it in with a brush and some liquid blue ink. I’d hoped that the background patter would have made more of …

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