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Print from Painted Surface & Gelatin Plate with Linda Colsh

Paint or roll designs onto one surface, alter, print on cloth or paper in this surface design technique class. This workshop teaches basic monoprint and the monoprint variation in which the printing plate is made of gelatin.  Students will begin with easy painting on a plain surface and then printing onto plain fabric or paper.  Designs will then be altered with various common & special tools.  Then, using a special gelatin plate supplied by the instructor, students will explore the unique properties and special possibilities of this type of monoprint: fine texture and extreme detail.  Class discussion will cover combining monoprints with other techniques for complex layered cloth. 

Spoken Language: English
This class is for all levels. 

gelatin plate printing

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Please, bring the following:
General supplies:

4-6 sponge brushes & 1 small bristle brush & 1 bristle brush about 2cm

water & mixing paints: jars, pots, plastic spoons

styrofoam vegetable trays for palette (optional: bluetack to hold tray in place on table)

1 roll kitchen plastic clingfilm

hairdryer & extension cord (max 1200 watt)

scissors (paper & fabric)

notebook or paper for writing notes

paper towels, sponge, apron, rubber gloves, trash bag

2-3 complete newspapers

optional: rotary cutter, matte & ruler

supplies for Monotype/Monoprint & Gelatin:

hard rubber roller & sponge roller

old credit card

plastic sprayer bottle

cardboard pieces & double-stick tape & scotch tape

baking paper

tracing paper (2-3 A4 pieces)
(optional: other types of cheap, thin papers; corrugated cardboard)

Acrylic paints (your choice of colors, brands: Liquitex Basics, Amsterdam,....)

Retarder (an acrylic medium that slows drying of acrylic paints; brands Liquitex, Golden, etc)

3m (minimum) plain white cotton fabric (optional: pieces of other cotton solid fabrics)

papers (Bristol, aquarelle, etc) for printing on
and lots of things to monoprint with (keys, rubber stamps, lace, paper doilies, string, textures, rubber bands, chopsticks, a key, leaves or grasses,....)