Nicola Cerini led a monoprint workshop in the Gordon Gallery, in front of her beautiful printed linen artworks.
Monoprint is an easy instant and one-off original printing process and we highly recommend you try your hand at this technique.
A rough interpretation of the technique: The participants use various coloured ink on a plate (usually a simple piece of glass), and introduce various ways of mark-making from scratching to drawing directly into the ink. Thereafter, paper is placed on top and the ink is transferred by rolling with a brayer (this could be done with strong hands or even a spoon, but even pressure is advised). Peel the paper off the plate, and reveal the masterpiece!
Here are a couple of images of the reveals, and the process…