Subtractive Monotype

Suggested Supplies

Akua Liquid Pigment and/or Akua Intaglio inks

Akua Liquid Pigment / Akua Intaglio / Modifiers / Tools

Monotype Plates / Smooth Paper / PinPress for hand printing

FREE Instructions (Printable) for Subtractive Monotype using Akua Liquid Pigment

FREE Instructions (Printable) for Subtractive Monotype using Akua Intaglio

The subtractive monotype, also known as the reductive method, or dark field monotype, entails rolling up the plate with ink first. Then the image is wiped out of the darkened field, with a variety of tools such as rags or sticks.






 

Passage of Time by: Leonora Durrett
24″x18″ Printed at New Grounds print studio.