ghost

A monotype image produced by running the same plate preparation through the press multiple times. Since the initial pass will have already removed most of the ink on the plate, each subsequent ghost impression will typically feature an increasingly muted effect.

Here is an example of an image and two ghosts from another printmaker’s site:

Thai Buddha statue monotype and two ghosts by Mike Schultz

Thai Buddha statue monotype and two ghosts by Mike Schultz

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