1. Sep, 2018

Multiple Layer Stencils

Tamara has had practice exams for the end of the year so while she has been writing her papers and I was supervising I cut out stencils that could be registered to get a multi layered print. The top black layer I have already previewed but here is the basic idea of what I was trying to create. The white breast and green head were one stencil, The brown wing and tail a second and the black outline the third. They are printed in order using pin holes to register against each other. This is the first time I have tried something like this and I am fairly pleased with the outcome. This print was made on top of my print drop cloth so there are other marks in the background and because it was just a trial run to see if it would work and I am impatient I didn't wait for each layer to dry completely before adding the next. all in all I think it is going in the direction I want it to