Making Woodblock Prints

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$24.00 - $36.02
UPC:
9781847979032
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2015-10-01
Author:
Merlyn Chesterton
Language:
english

Product Overview

Learn about the art of woodblock printing and how to make your own pieces in this beautifully illustrated guide

Woodblock printing is an ancient art form, which produces beautiful, subtle, and lively pieces with just a few simple materials. This book introduces the art, and shares technical information and ideas for those with more experience. Drawing on the vibrant living traditions from China and Japan, it is both a technical guide and an inspiration. Included is a wide range of exciting examples of printed woodcuts, along with advice on materials and tools, and a step-by-step guide to sharpening. Read up on techniques used to achieve quality prints and perfect registration. Finally, there is a description of editioning conventions.

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