A monotype is a unique print. "Mono"= one. Rather than multiple images being created from a single plate. A thin metal, glass or Plexiglas plate is painted on with either ink or paint, and then damp paper is carefully positioned on top. Together , these are pressed by the printing press and an embossed, often surprising and vivid print results. Usually i continue to work on the image with pastel, but here is one that was left just as is -fresh and un-worked over.