Clay Monotype

Use Akua Liquid Pigment
for Clay Monotype

Since 1968 Mitch Lyons has been pioneering his image making from a slab of clay. First a slab of stoneware clay is rolled out. After allowing the slab to dry to a leather-hard consistency, colored slips are made using China clay and permanent pigments. These colored slips are brushed on, dried and rolled into the clay slab one color over another, building the design with images, color and textures on the matrix. Once the slab is rolled flat, a moistened piece of paper/canvass is placed over the slab. Pressure is applied using a rolling pin to transfer the clay slips onto the substrate.


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Circle

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Red Black Dots

To see more prints by Mitch Lyons please visit his artist page.