Preparing and Digitally Printing Lightweight Metals Part 1
Exploring digital printing on different types of metals inspires me. Beverage cans have
long been my metal of choice and are used in many of my art assemblages. Printing
plates are another enjoyable surface to print digitally. The subject of this workshop
will be other types of lightweight metals in the 36 gauge range. Copper, brass and
aluminum in 36 gauge are really quite nice to print and then work with after printing.
Their pliable characteristic adds to my interest for investigating possibilities after they
have been printed.
This is Part One of a Two part workshop. The first part is about preparing the metal
and ideas on image selection. The second part is the print process and all the