• Make a Collagraph Print from Mat Board - First Swim

    17 days ago - By Belinda del Pesco

    This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco .
    Make a Collagraph Print from Mat Board
    Have you made a collagraph print from mat board, and printed it in the a la toupee method, intaglio style?
    After drawing on the back of the mat board , and then sealing it with glossy, acrylic varnish, I'm cutting and peeling the top layer away to expose the fuzzy innards of the mat board layers.
    I've wet the area of her hair with Liquitex Gloss Varnish and sifted a thin layer of 120 grit carborundum into the space. This rough texture will hold ink later, leaving dark, pigmented...
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