Printmaking Techniques


Original Cancelled Intaglio Collagraph Plates: ....more info

The original master intaglio collagraph plates (collage on hardboard) used to hand pull the collagraph prints in the collagraph section of this site.

Intaglio Collagraph:.....more info

A Collagraph is an original hand made print pulled from a plate that was constructed by gluing textured materials to a hard board surface.

Hand Colored Engraving:....more info

A hand colored engraving is an Original Print created by cutting lines into the surface of a plate (zinc, copper or acrylic). The engraved lines are then filled with ink and the surface of the plate is wiped clean. A print is pulled from the plate by passing it through an etching press with a piece of rag paper on top. The resulting print is then hand colored with watercolors and colored inks. 

Etching:....more info

An original Etching is a print that is hand pulled from a metal plate (copper or zinc) where the line has been bitten into the plate with acid which corrodes & eats into the metal.

Woodcut:....more info

A Woodcut is an original hand made print pulled from a plate that was constructed by cutting away all areas of a wood block that the artist does not want to print.

Digital Paint:....more info

Digital paint is an emerging artform in which traditional painting techniques such as watercolor, oils, impasto, etc. are applied using digital tools by means of a computer, a drawing tablet and cordless drawing pen, and software.

Giclee Print:....more info

Giclee prints are advantageous to artists who do not find it feasible to mass produce their work

Original Mixed Media:.....more info

A mixed media painting is a combination of several painting mediums in the same painting.


Collage On Hardboard: .....more info

Collage is a term used to describe both the technique and the resulting work of art in which pieces of paper, fabric and other ephemera are arranged and stuck down to a supporting surface.


Oil On Canvas: .....more info

Traditional oil painting techniques often begin with the artist sketching the subject onto the canvas with charcoal or thinned paint......


Intaglio Monotype: .....more info

Monotyping is a type of printmaking made by drawing or painting on a smooth, non-absorbent surface................

Acrylic: .....more info

Acrylic artist paints may be thinned with water and used as washes in the manner of watercolor paints.......




Build Your Own Etching Press:.....more info

A set of plans to construct a heavy duty Etching Press


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