Monthly Archives: July 2011

Musicians and Monotypes


I often sketch local musicians when I attend shows.  There are scores of sketches now — here are just two examples.  I make monotypes from such sketches by tracing a sketch on plexiglas.  I then turn the plexiglas over and paint on the reverse with Akua inks.  After I finish applying ink, I run the plate through my etching press.  The results are exemplified here when I used different sketches.


 

Two for the blues.

 

I will be making monotypes from many of the musician sketches.

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