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Monoprint and Collage Workshop

23 February @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm


In this Monoprint and Collage Workshop create an exciting print using Mono Printing, collage and other media. Using their own design or image, participants will start with torn/cut paper to make a simple collage, which will be overlayed with their own mono print design.

Course aims and skills/knowledge to be taught:

  • Create an A4 design suitable for monoprinting
  • Learn about materials and equipment used for mono printing with collage on paper
  • Learn to monoprint onto paper using water washable oil-based inks
  • Learn to carefully register monoprints with a layer of collage underneath
  • The correct materials and equipment used for monoprinting onto paper
  • Where to buy materials and equipment used for monoprinting onto paper
  • Produce unique monoprints with collage on paper
  • Learn how to add other media on top of monoprints with collage

Course outline for the day:

Morning activity

  • Brief outline of the day including health and safety information.
  • Quick introduction to monoprinting, with a wide range of examples of completed work.
  • Demonstration of how to trace/draw images and designs ready for mono printing.
  • How to add collage to paper, carefully registered to line up correctly with intended overlying mono print.
  • Participants will draw/trace designs suitable for monoprinting and using papers suitable for collage glue this to their paper ready for printing on top of

Afternoon activity

  • Participants will set up ready to monoprint their designs/images over the top of their collages.
  • They will be shown the correct amount of ink to prepare and use for monoprinting and the equipment used for monoprinting.
  • Participants will create their unique monoprints.
  • Discussion with tutor to decide whether to add further media on top of monoprints with collage.
  • Participants will then be able to discuss and assess further images they would like to use.
  • Participants will then repeat process to create further images
  • How to clean and maintain equipment will be covered.
  • Short feedback session at end of session to assess and discover what has been learnt and enjoyed.

After you book a place you will be emailed the full workshop outline which includes the material list and a list of the materials provided by the workshop.

To book a place, either visit the RBSA Gallery website or call us directly on 0121 236 4353.


23 February
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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RBSA Gallery
4 Brook Street
Birmingham, B3 1SA Birmingham
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