I've spent this afternoon doing some monoprinting on paper for my C & G course. I've put the ones that look more like animal markings on my other blog if you want to have a look.
Anyway back to this blog. I used some Speedball Black Printing Ink that I got with the lino cutting set I bought while ago.
I used a cheap cutting board that I bought in the 99p store in town to paint the designs on for the C & G papers but as I had some left over ink and didn't want to waste it I spread the ink on with the side of an old credit card then used the side of a smaller piece to make marks in the ink before placing a piece of scrap paper on top and rolling with a brayer. Isn't it always the way you get something really exciting when you are about to pack up!!!!
So of course I had to try some more pieces.
I particularly like these next few.
Some ideas stew for quite a while! - (Above: Detail of *In Box CCLXXXIII*. Click on any image in this blog post to enlarge.) Many people know that my entire "In Box" series was inspired by...
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