Monday, January 25, 2010

Copier Prints


These prints were made from paper images from the copy machine- not a printing plate or stamp! (If you print images from a computer, you must then copy them).  I learned this technique from the book, Collage Discovery Workshop- Beyond the Unexpected: New Techniques Using Color, Personal Imagery and Creative Surfaces, by Claudine Hellmuth.

The technique involves the use of Gum Arabic and oil paint.  Buy the book to find out how to do it (fair is fair)....

We experimented with texturing canvas boards with Utrecht Modeling Paste, painted with acrylic paint. The students had never printed on fabric before, either....

Here are some more student samples: