Never Heard Of Yah: Grady Gordon Monotype Process

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, 05 Jan 2011
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Grady Gordon creates unique monotype prints inspired by Native American Katchina dolls and Japanese Yokai.  I recently stopped by his Oakland based studio to investigate his work chamber and more importantly, witness his process.  The following photos are a play by play of Grady at work.

 

 

Tools of the trade

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Get your ink right

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Roll out your area

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Start subtracting

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Finished drawing

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Ready for the press

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Get your paper out of the bath

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Lay your paper right.  You only get one chance.

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Roll it out

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Done

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Some recent prints Grady has done

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-A.McManus