Monoprints inspired by Cézanne still life

Students of Grade 9 have created these little monoprints inspired by Cézanne's still lives, using transparent acetate sheets as a printing plate. First the acetate sheet was overlaid on picture, then … [Read more...]

Little book printed with Craft Foam

Craft foam in English language,  Moosgummi in German, Gomma Crepla in Italian: it is a gummy material that we can find in stationery and it can be etched, cut, shaped, glued, colored, printed. With … [Read more...]

Prints inspired by the German Expressionist group “Die Brücke”

With pupils in Year 9 (classe 3) we made some lovely prints inspired by the German Expressionist group "Die Brücke". We have carved small plates of Adigraf (a special soft linoleum) with engraving … [Read more...]

Terracotta Army printed wit foam

Still about China, what better way to reproduce the huge Terracotta Army of  Xi’an, except through a printing technique? We used the most simple and cheap: - foam engraved with a sharp pencil - … [Read more...]

Printing with Packaging Foam Chips

In a parcel sent to my home I found these polystyrene-foam packaging chips and I thought how to use them, instead of throwing them away! You can use them as a stamp to print flower petals, and here … [Read more...]

Printing an Olympic texture

A simple idea for the background of a School project on the Olympic Games. The texture is inspired by the Olympic rings! … [Read more...]

Recycled polystyrene foam printing

I used recycled polystyrene foam from pizza’s package to do matrices  for hand printings. I used acrylic colour spreaded on the matrix by a flat brush and I printed by hand with a  light and evenly … [Read more...]

Leaves printed with bleach

These days I’m visiting the Art Department of Sir Thomas Picton Schoolin Haverfordwest and I’m learning a lot of useful techniques,  lessons, systems and creations from the art teachers Ms. Diana … [Read more...]

Printed with leaves and flowers

I thought about something very spring and I painted it with acrylic colours, leaves and flowers. … [Read more...]

Mono Printing Workshop

On Monday 12th March I had an interesting Printing Workshop at the Oriel Q – Queens Hall Gallery in Narberth (Pembrokeshire, UK), where we experienced the mono printing and gum arabic … [Read more...]