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Degas and printmaking – Monotypes

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Degas and printmaking – Monotypes

I returned to West Dean to learn about Edgar Degas and his pioneering Monotypes with Caroline Wendling of Wysing Arts Centre. There was confusion about the difference between a monotype and mono print – it was good to get that cleared up. Monotype: is one of a kind, completely unique and made from inking a plate (originally an etching plate, but now it may be glass or plastic) and then drawing into it. The one I have shown was drawn on our first experimental night where inked a plate with a roller, applied a piece of paper and then drew into it. Degas, who first re-introduced the...

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