Handmade Prints

Handmade Prints

by Anne Desmet, Jim Anderson
     
 

From potato prints to three-dimensional indented sculptures: this easy-to-follow introduction offers invaluable insights on creating eye-catching art. All the methods need little specialized equipment, can be done on the kitchen table, and will inspire everyone from professional artists to enthusiasts wanting to produce inventive designs. “Highly

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From potato prints to three-dimensional indented sculptures: this easy-to-follow introduction offers invaluable insights on creating eye-catching art. All the methods need little specialized equipment, can be done on the kitchen table, and will inspire everyone from professional artists to enthusiasts wanting to produce inventive designs. “Highly accomplished....Recommended.” —Library Journal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871925466
Publisher:
Davis Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.68(h) x 0.47(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction6
1Equipment & materials8
2Paper-making & marbling14
3Body prints21
4Printing from bits & pieces24
5Effective, inexpensive printing blocks35
6Glue prints & collagraphs60
7Woodcuts & linocuts66
8Stenocuts92
9Wood engraving94
10Stencilling103
11Screenprints with paper stencils106
12Unique prints (monotypes)112
13Fabric printing121
14Ceramic printing124
15Combining print & collage126
Glossary of terms, techniques & materials129
Materials suppliers135
Acknowledgements141
Bibliography142
The authors143
Index144

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