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Digital Alchemy: Printmaking techniques for fine art, photography, and mixed media by Bonny Pierce Lhotka

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17. Introduction to Direct Printing

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To this point in the book, I’ve talked all about the transfer process. With direct printing, you create a unique substrate and print onto it directly—no transfer involved. It’s just like printing a letter or document, but you’re printing onto a different surface, your customized substrate.

Direct printing onto a custom substrate brings together your skills as a photographer, a collage artist, and a painter. Creating your custom substrate can involve building a collage, a procedure that can be as elaborate as you choose to make it. Or if this sounds too daunting, it can be as modest as taking silk or tissue ...

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