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Monoprinting on Fabric with the gelatin and glycerin plate

is a 4 week online printmaking course with ink/paint on fiber and the homemade gelatin and glycerin plate.

  • Make the printing plate
  • Collect and create stenciling and stamping tools
  • Identify the best way to make and transfer marks to the fabric
  • Choose which inks/paints and fabrics work best for your application
  • Make a stash of one of a kind printed fabric
  • Complete a couple of projects

Click here to Register securely here right now $180,  class starts May 16th РRead the details on the printmaking workshops page.

FREE - Video Tutorial - How to Make the Glycerin and Gelatin Plate for Making Monotypes

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