Kate Watkins is a fine art printmaker and artist based in Hampshire, UK. She produces original prints inspired by coastal landscapes and the structures and ephemera which characterise these locations . Kate uses a broad range of traditional printmaking techniques such as etching, silkscreen and collagraph often combining them with newer digital approaches. She studied Fine Art at Leeds University and has an MA in Fine Art Printmaking from Winchester School of Art.
After years of trial and error this grid exposure method for making a test plate for solar plate photopolymer plates is working wonders.
I use polystyrene tile printing quite a lot with students, I find them a great way to introduce the concept of relief printing and layering.