Print with Collage and Stitch Techniques for Mixed-Media Printmaking

Learn the secrets of today's hottest textile art technique—collagraphy.

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The enthralling popularity of collagraphy is taking textile artists to new heights. Learn this popular new technique from the best when you explore collagraphy with embroidery teacher, Val Holmes. In her new book, Print with Collage and Stitch, Holmes shares everything you need to know about the exciting effects of combining almost endless permutations of collage, stitch, and print and how to incorporate these effects into your own stitched-textile work.

Included is invaluable and beautifully illustrated information on embroidered collagraphy plate-making, choosing the right printing surface, combining paper and fabric, embroidering onto prints, and how to work in a series. In addition to innovative collagraphy techniques, you’ll discover an in-depth look into monoprinting and incorporating common textile art techniques into serial monoprints.

In Print with Collage and Stitch, you’ll explore a simple and most fundamental mixed-media technique, popular for producing highly-sophisticated and complex-looking surface effects.
Table of Contents
Making the plate: Introducing brodagraphy
Printing from the plate without a press
Printing with a press
Surfaces for print
Collagraphy for paper relief
Embroidering the print
The monotype
Appendix: The press
About the Author
Val Holmes is a well-known teacher and embroiderer. She contributed a series of articles to Stitch maga¬zine and is the author of numerous books, including Gardens in Embroidery, The Machine Embroiderer’s Workbook, The Encyclopedia of Machine Embroidery, Creative Recycling in Embroidery, and Broderie Machine. She lives in England.

SKU: 12QM02

Author/Speaker/Editor: Val Holmes

Format: Hardcover

ISBN 13: 9781596685895

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