• Making a Collagraph with Mat Board and Construction Paper

    4 monthes ago - By Belinda del Pesco

    This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco .
    What is a Collagraph?
    The word collagraph sounds a bit like the word collage , right? The root of the word - Colla is derived from the Greek word for glue - kólla. Many collagraph prints are made by inking and printing from a plate that has been built up with glued-on elements .
    Can you imagine sealing the surface of a traditional collage with a glossy varnish, and then inking and wiping it to print on paper? Any smooth, flat areas of the collage would wipe clean, but plenty of ink would remain nestled against curbs of...
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