Monoprinting Magic

A technique & project workshop suitable for all levels - 1 day

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Be introduced to the technique of monoprinting & discover the joy of easy colour mixing & mark marking to produce one-off unique prints. Release your inner artist & under the guidance of your tutor enjoy the new found freedom of this technique. Since 2008 Sue has been using monoprinting in her work & it features in her Anthill series.

Also see: Monoprinting Magic Student Gallery

Please note- no sewing in this class
Printing plate supplied. Materials fee/person applies

REQUIREMENTS

Download World Quilt Entry Form Monoprinting Magic Requirements List (60 KB pdf)

Please note- Originality is encouraged and assisted by Sue, so student’s finished work will not necessarily be the same as class samples. Photographs are examples of the technique covered in class.

FABRIC & EQUIPMENT

  • 3-4 metres of cotton fabric. Bring some silk if you have it available. We will be working on small pieces of fabric in the workshop.
  • A cotton fat quarter for cleaning up
  • Cutting mat, rotary cutter & 24” quilt ruler for cutting fabric or just scissors if you wish to tear your fabric pieces
  • Black permanent marking pen & 12” ruler or use quilt ruler
  • 3-4 colours of fabric paint to blend & create new colours- can be metallic eg Lumiere or Setacolour or flat eg Permaset
  • Plastic spoons if needed, for scooping paint out of pots
  • Plastic plate or tray for paint palette
  • 2” & 1” wide foam brushes
  • 2- 3 bristle paint brushes –different widths
  • Sea sponge & satay stick or another stick for mark making
  • Brayer [hard rubber roller] 4” or 6” wide- available from art supply shops
  • Lots of newspaper for a printing pad & a piece of scrap fabric to cover this
  • Glad bake
  • A small spray bottle for water for clean up
  • Apron or coverall
  • Optional- disposable gloves & wet wipes
  • Ice cream container or similar for messy stuff & small container- yoghurt or similar for water
  • Notebook & pen
  • Nametag & coffee mug