The transfer monotype.

JKPP = Julia Kay’s Portrait Party (referred to photo put on JKPP Flickr Group supplied by subject for this purpose)

A piece of thin Japanese printmaking paper was placed onto an inked copper plate and, with a ball point pen that no longer had ink, I drew, referring to a JKPP Flickr group photo (that I reversed using my iPad), on the back of the Japanese paper. The result was a Transfer Monotype.
There was enough ink left on the plate with the line work from the transfer process to use as guidelines for working up a dark field (subtractive) monotype which then went through the press.

Oil based printing ink, Arches printmaking paper, etching press.

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