My other class during session one of PBI was a monoprinting class with Georgia Deal. I have admired her work since I saw an exhibit while at a Friends of Dard Hunter conference in Washington DC several years ago. In our class with Georgia we learned some great techniques using plexiglass "plates" as a base to run multiple color layers of ink through an etching press.
Below is my first attempt with Queen Anne's Lace flowers, string, and some seed pods I brought.
So much fodder out there to try as pressure prints. Plants, netting, bubble wrap, you name it.
We spent hours manipulated stencils, adding layers of color, doing reduction prints.
The gloves above wre the demo, the print below one of mine over top of a previous run with a pressure print.
I decided to use a sketch I had of a large fish.
Here he is after a few layers of color
& after about 8 layers. The colors in these pictures aren't great, but you get the idea. It definitely took quite a bit of time to create each layer.