I love creating collage with an assortment of paper bits. Finding, cutting and gluing the perfect element in the perfect spot makes me giddy!
I also love monoprinting. Over the years I’ve used hundreds of items to create texture on my prints. Some of my favorites include stamps, magazines, and of course, my StencilGirl® stencils.
Recently I’ve had the urge to combine both my love for collage and monoprinting into one project. There are many ways to achieve this, one of the most common is to create a background on your monoprinting plate, create an image transfer on your plate and then add the transfer to the top of the print you created. I wanted more elements in my collage, and so I began by cutting my focal image out and adding elements around it. This would encourage me to pay attention to all the elements and how they work together.
Below is my way of achieving this “collage” look on my monoprinting plate.
Amsterdam Acrylic Paint
Ranger 9 x 11 Monoprinting Plate with Brayer
Magazine Images (I used a Vogue Magazine)
Baby Wipes/q tips
StazOn Ink Pad
Kassys Parlour Stamp Set