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monotype

(mŏn′ə-tīp′)
n.
1. Biology The sole member of its group, such as a single species that constitutes a genus.
2. A unique print made by pressing paper against a painted or inked surface.

mon′o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.
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Monoprints with calligraphy in gold and silver are essential elements of my work and decayed leaves in brown and black colours symbolise the decline in the Mughal era after reaching its zenith, she said.
Using monoprints (which are single edition prints), images of various people in Tahrir are portrayed with an honesty depicted in the simple blocks of color and jagged lines.
The monoprint is a different thing, because it's a painting and drawing - and one can use that word for printmaking - but it's a painting and drawing thing.
"No, it's a coffee filter, and we are going to use it to make a monoprint. A monoprint is a one-of-a-kind picture.
A linocut workshop will be presided by Cebu-based monoprint artist Jeffrey Sisican in the afternoon, followed by an alternative photography and zine production workshop by photographer Brian Sergio.
Somewhere Out There is a monoprint showing a breakwater and an orangey sky, and Across the Lake is a monoprint of a lake with delicate fronds of vegetation in the foreground.
I use traditional processes such as etching on copper, colograph, stone lithography, woodcut, linocut and monoprint."
The centrepiece is a nine foot by four foot, three panelled monoprint of the Ama Dablam Mountain, which is displayed in the window space of the new gallery.
Photogravure and monoprint, 42 1/2 x 53 1/2" (108 x 136 cm).
Nancy Upshall has three paintings in the exhibition, including Fragments of Florence which is a monoprint and collage work and different to her instantly recognisable other two paintings here.
These include Professor Tracey Emin's HRH Royal Britannia, a monoprint, portrait of the Queen, and sculptor John Maine's Westminster Abbey, a drawing of the Abbey's Cosmati Pavement, the spot where the Queen was crowned.
Lucy's Hainsworth's Bird's Road Map (monoprint and potato cut) has delicious colouring.