Making Woodblock Prints - Merlyn Chesterman & Rod Nelson
'Making Woodblock Prints' - the ultimate informative book, perfect for beginners or experienced printmakers. Each chapter shows different aspect of the process of making a print from the cutting, the tools required, the paper used, the inks, the type of press and finally the printing. The instructions are clear and detailed, the examples are inspirational and the whole text is well written, a perfect guide.
Highly recommended and newly published this is a must have for wood block artists.
Woodblock printing is an ancient art form, which produces beautiful, subtle and lively prints 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.
Wide range of exciting examples of printed woodcuts
Advice on materials and tools, and step-by-step guide to sharpening
Techniques to achieve quality prints and perfect registration
description of editioning conventions
Merlyn Chesterman and Rod Nelson are both printmakers with long experience of the art and craft, and exhibit their work internationally. They currently teach woodblock printmaking at West Dean College. Merlyn is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers
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