Chine Colle

chine colle print

Just towards the end of last term, I learned how to do a chine colle print i.e. incorporating fragments of paper into a print by carefully applying PVA and then putting them onto the printing plate just before running the print through the press.  This was the result.  I can see this having potential for ‘fractured landscape’.


3 thoughts on “Chine Colle

  1. Nice textures, nice colors, you’re right, this could work for a landscape, I can also see it used for a face or even two, something quite dramatic – see the left hand side(top) and right hand side(bottom. If put on a larger piece of paper, those two shapes could be worked with pressed charcoal into something very expressionistic..

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