After several month of not making any artwork, I began again in late summer and early fall. I started with line drawings from my imagination and began a lino print, but my heart wasn’t in the process. Then I made the following mono-prints from stamps I had carved. I got the idea of using letters and punctuation marks to create facial features from an exercise in Lynda Barry’s Making Comics that I read earlier this year. I had no plans for the outcome of the prints other than creating faces. At the end of the stamping, I added some coloured pencil strokes. Here’s what I came up with:
6 thoughts on “Stamped Mono-Prints”
Thank you so much!
Really cool… really like how you incorporated those letters (and punctuation).
I’m so glad you like the prints.
had a tough week, these faces made me smile and laugh, and lots of details over which to ruminate took me out of myself
Hi Vivian. I’m sorry to hear about your difficult week but am very glad that the prints brought you laughter. Thank goodness for laughter!