Linocut for Artists and Designers

Author: Nick Morley

Publisher: The Crowood Press

ISBN: 1785001469

Category: Art

Page: 300

View: 6526

Linocut is used to stunning effect by artists, illustrators and designers because of its strong graphic qualities, accessibility and versatility. Whether you are printing by hand on your kitchen table or on a press in a print studio, this book gets you started and goes on to explore the myriad creative applications of linocut. It encourages you to experiment with different approaches to image making and explores new ways of thinking about how linocut can be used. Nick Morley shares his experience and specialist knowledge to make this practical guide an essential companion for everyone interested in this addictive and absorbing medium. Detailed information on which tools to buy, where to find the best materials, and how to set up your working space backed up with clear, step-by-step instructions and over 300 colour illustrations make this an essential guide to the vibrant and exciting art of linocut.
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Linoleum Block Printing

Author: Francis J. Kafka

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486203085

Category: Art

Page: 84

View: 4144

Outlines the materials and processes involved in cutting the blocks, converting photographs, and printing greeting cards, bookplates, and textiles
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Learning Linocut

A Comprehensive Guide to the Art of Relief Printing Through Linocut

Author: Susan Yeates

Publisher: Bright Pen

ISBN: 9780755213306

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 103

View: 2925

Learning Linocut is an exciting and detailed guide to the art of relief printing by exploring linocut. The book takes the reader on a comprehensive tour of the whole creative process, from generating ideas and setting up a studio space to cutting techniques, mark-making and printing a lino block. The book also covers more complex techniques for multiple-coloured linocuts including the reduction technique, the key-block system and experimental linocutting. Learning Linocut contains plenty of easy to follow step-by-step guides (illustrated by colour photos), interesting and innovative suggestions of ways to work with lino and even useful 'tips' from the author providing extra pointers for things to try next. The linocut techniques discussed in this book can either be carried out at home or in a professional printmaking studio. Packed full of colour images Step-by-step guides to each technique Provides lists of materials and equipment needed Investigates how to generate ideas and gain inspiration for prints Information on cutting techniques, mark-making and image interpretation Explains printing and registration methods Explores multiple-coloured prints - reduction and key-block systems How to store, finish and sell linocut prints Includes a selection of interesting linocut projects Useful 'tips' from the author throughout the book Whether you are a complete beginner to art, just new to printmaking or you are an accomplished printmaker looking for some new ideas and tips, there will be something in here for you to take away. This is a must read for anyone interested in linocut printing!
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Block Print

All You Need to Know to Make Fine-Art Prints with Lino Blocks, Foam Blocks, and Stamp Sets

Author: Andrea Lauren

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

ISBN: 1631591134

Category: Linoleum block-printing

Page: 144

View: 3849

Teaches beginners and experienced artists alike how to create their own printing blocks and patterns, and features artwork from block print artists around the world. Learn to create classic block print patterns for greeting cards, wallpaper, book illustrations and more with Andrea Lauren's easy step-by-step instruction! Artist and Designer Lauren shows you simple techniques for creating your own printing blocks out of art-foam. With no cutting and chiseling, these art-foam blocks can be made into shapes and patterns using only scissors and a pencil. Use these printing blocks, or purchased stamps, to create repeat patterns or bundled groupings to get that classic block print look for wallpaper, book illustrations, framing prints, greeting cards, gift wrap, fabric prints, and so much more!
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Beginner's Guide to Linocut

Author: Susan Yeates

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782215844

Category: Art

Page: 96

View: 6018

Learn to create beautiful and practical linocut prints at home with this contemporary guide to a well-loved traditional art form. Linocut and screenprinting have undergone a resurgence in recent years; this book teaches the basic techniques for learning to make your own prints at home, under the guidance and tutelage of expert teacher and artist Susan Yeates. Susan, who runs her own print business, Magenta Sky, explains the rudiments of linocutting, and guides the reader through ten practical and attainable projects including creating gift cards, artworks to frame and bags or tea towels to print and give as personalized presents.
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Block Printing

Techniques for Linoleum and Wood

Author: Sandy Allison,Robert Craig

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811744817

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 4959

Detailed, illustrated instructions for selecting tools, paper, and ink; carving both linoleum and wood; and printing by hand in one color or more to achieve professional results .
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"Step-by-Step Lessons in Designing, Cutting and Printing the Woodblock"

Author: David L. Oravez

Publisher: Watson-Guptill


Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 1610

Intended for beginners, this book discusses the steps involved from choosing materials to matting the finished print, and offers suggestions on the woods and tools that are best to use
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Repeat Patterns

A Manual for Designers, Artists and Architects

Author: Peter Phillips,Gillian Bunce

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

ISBN: 9780500276877

Category: Decoration and ornament

Page: 192

View: 9476

Technology, the authors present their findings with a brilliant simplicity that can be followed by everyone. They explain the construction principles of each pattern type, as well as the effects of gradation, scale, texture and optical illusions. French Art Deco, Neolithic vase decoration, Celtic stone cross carving, North American Indian beadwork, medieval Italian silk, Persian manuscript illuminations, Chinese cloisonne - the structures of these and many other patterns.
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Picasso Linoleum Cuts

The Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kramer Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Author: Pablo Picasso,William Slattery Lieberman,L. Donald McVinney,Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

ISBN: 0870994042

Category: Linoleum block-printing

Page: 166

View: 8335

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Japanese Woodblock Printing

Author: Rebecca Salter

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824825539

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 9174

This book has been out of print since 2011. The book takes us through the history of the Japanese woodblock, discusses the materials, tools, and papers available and shows how to get the most out of them through interesting step by step projects.
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The complete manual of relief printmaking

Author: Rosemary Simmons,Katie Clemson

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 6159

The best and most complete guide to every aspect of relief printmaking for beginners, students, and professionals, this practical guide provides clear, step-by-step illustrated instructions and is the first to include a comprehensive and detailed treatment of linocutting. Over 450 photos and artworks.
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Creative Printmaking

Printing at Home Without a Press

Author: Rosemary Firth

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781545213117

Category: Prints

Page: 106

View: 9130

Printmaking guide without the need for a printing press. Including lino, woodblock, card, transfer, collagraph, foam, stencil and mono printing instructions with full colour illustrations.
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Wood Engraving and Linocutting

Author: Anne Hayward

Publisher: Crowood Press

ISBN: 9781861269980

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 175

View: 6094

Explaining the distinctions between wood engraving, woodcuts and linocuts, this book introduces the reader to the rich and varied effects that can be achieved in printmaking. The author goes through the history of printmaking with some fascinating historical examples, then explores how the technique has developed as an art form.
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Modern Printmaking

A Guide to Traditional and Digital Techniques

Author: Sylvie Covey

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 160774760X

Category: Art

Page: 320

View: 8182

A fully illustrated instructional printmaking book presenting step-by-step examples alongside representative works from thirty top contemporary printmaking artists. Printmaking is flourishing in the modern era, appealing to both traditional artists as well as those interested in graphic design and digital techniques. This all-in-one guide is both technical and inspirational, examining the history and contemporary processes of relief, intaglio, lithography, serigraphy, mixed media, digital transfers, and post-digital graphics. Featuring step-by-step examples alongside representative works and profiles of top printmaking artists, this colorful resource provides a truly fresh look at printmaking today, in all its forms. From the Hardcover edition.
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The Woodcut Artist's Handbook

Techniques and Tools for Relief Printmaking

Author: George Alexander Walker

Publisher: Firefly Books

ISBN: 1554070457

Category: Art

Page: 168

View: 7622

A clearly written, practical and illustrated handbook to woodcut techniques and printmaking, both a how-to book and reference for printmakers, designers and collectors that includes finished examples by accomplished woodcut artists.
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Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop

A Modern Guide to the Ancient Art of Mokuhanga

Author: April Vollmer

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 0770434827

Category: Art

Page: 256

View: 3991

An inspirational how-to course on Japanese woodblock printing's history and techniques, with guidance on materials and studio practices, step-by-step demonstrations, and examples of finished works by modern masters of the medium as well as historic pieces. A Modern Guide to the Ancient Art of mokuhanga An increasingly popular yet age-old art form, Japanese woodblock printing (mokuhanga) is embraced for its non-toxic character, use of handmade materials, and easy integration with other printmaking techniques. In this comprehensive guide, artist and printmaker April Vollmer—one of the best known mokuhanga practitioners and instructors in the West—combines her deep knowledge of this historic printmaking practice with expert step-by-step instruction, guidance on materials and studio practices, and a diverse collection of prints by leading contemporary artists. At once practical and inspirational, this handbook is as useful to serious printmakers and artists as it is to creative people drawn to Japanese history and aesthetics. From the Hardcover edition.
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Print Workshop

Author: Christine Schmidt

Publisher: Potter Craft

ISBN: 0307965538

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 440

This is a book for low budgets and high ambition. Read it and you will learn how to put images of things onto other things. You will start by rolling up your sleeves. Your shirt will be stained anyways. At some point, you will harness the power of the sun. Go ahead, look inside. You will see that you do not need a fancy studio to print a T-shirt or a picnic blanket. There is no specialized machine required to print anything you want in any room you want. A mural, a dartboard, a deck of cards, these are all possible. In a week or a month, you will wake up to find you know words like acetate and substrate. You will be comfortable talking about ink and shopping at military supply stores. Perhaps most important of all, you will be printing images of things onto other things. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Making Woodblock Prints

Author: Merlyn Chesterman,Rod Nelson

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847979041

Category: Art

Page: 112

View: 3021

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. A wide range of exciting examples of printed woodcuts are shown along with advice on materials and tools, and a step-by-step guide to sharpening. Techniques to achieve quality prints and perfect registration are covered too. Drawing on the vibrant living traditions from China and Japan, it is both a technical guide and an inspiration. Beautifully illustrated with 160 colour photographs.
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Learn to Earn from Printmaking

Author: Susan Yeates

Publisher: New Generation Publishing

ISBN: 1787192571


Page: 222

View: 1479

An essential guide to creating and marketing a printmaking business Learn to Earn from Printmaking explores how you can turn a relaxing and creative hobby into an enjoyable small business enterprise. It will take your creative printmaking skills and teach you all you need to know about selling your work, marketing yourself and your business, teaching successful courses and creating a life where being a printmaker pays the bills (or at least your materials bill!). Learn to Earn from Printmaking is packed full of practical tips and information and covers: The products that you could create through printmaking A range of ways to sell your prints and printed products Methods for promoting yourself and your work Advice on running your own business How to run great printmaking courses and workshops Tips and insights from practising printmakers Plus much, much more! This book is suitable for new printmakers looking to earn a living from their prints and other products, recent printmaking graduates, anyone selling their work for the first time, established printmakers looking to teach courses and any artist wishing to promote themselves and sell more work. Learn how to earn a living from printmaking and enjoy yourself along the way! About the Author: Susan Yeates is a printmaker, tutor and author. She has published three books including the Amazon no. 1 bestseller Learning Linocut, which provides a comprehensive introduction to relief printing. |
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Creating Artists' Books

Author: Sarah Bodman

Publisher: A & C Black

ISBN: 9780823010127

Category: Design

Page: 128

View: 1109

• Cutting-edge idea! • Titles on altered books are topping sales charts • Packed with valuable artists’ resources—galleries, bookstores, Web sites, book fairs, exhibitions Famous artists from David Hockney and Andy Warhol to Gilbert and George have created their own books—distinctive bound collections of work, sometimes variations on the popular altered-book craze. Now any artist can follow in the booksteps of these well-known muses, with the help ofCreating Artists’ Books. Author Sarah Bodman, an expert on artists’ books, gives wonderful inspiration and practical guidance on printmaking processes for making books, digital output and computer-based books, assembling books with limited resources, and creating altered books. An invaluable appendix lists bookstores and galleries that sell and exhibit artists’ book; book arts collections, archives, and organizations; book fairs; related Web sites; and more.Creating Artists’ Booksis packed with ideas, inspiration, and information from cover to cover.
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