From Ugly Ducklings … part 2

Layers of monoprinting using glassine and thickened dyes

Layers of monoprinting using glassine and thickened dyes

I adding more monoprinted bands on top of the glassine printed fabrics. Using paper ‘L’ frames focuses the eye on the wonderful texture this method produces. I am very happy with these although I’m not sure if they can technically be called monoprints now!

Monoprinting using thickened dyes on glassine

Monoprinting using thickened dyes on glassine

 

Layers of breakdown printing using black thickened dye from my Dunure colour family

Layers of breakdown printing using black thickened dye from my Dunure colour family

Added more breakdown printing onto the original breakdown pieces was less successful – there is a very fine line between creating depth of texture and loosing all the lovely fragile marks.

Adding layers using breakdown printing has overwhelmed earlier, more fragile marks

Adding layers using breakdown printing has overwhelmed earlier, more fragile marks

 

 

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