Handmade Printsby Anne Desmet, Jim Anderson
Pub. Date: 10/01/2001
Publisher: Davis Publications, Incorporated
Easy to follow for the beginner, Handmade Prints also offers invaluable insights for the experienced printmaker.
Comprehensive and innovative, this practical introduction ranges from potato prints to multi-colour linocuts to wood engraving; from collage to screenprints; from prints made with pipe cleaners and burger boxes to three-dimensional indented sculpture.
Easy to follow for the beginner, Handmade Prints also offers invaluable insights for the experienced printmaker. All the methods described require little specialized equipment and can be carried out at home on the kitchen table. They can be accomplished at many levels of expertise: in an artist's professional practice; as a school or college activity; or by enthusiasts of all ages to make unusual, inventive artworks or to transform home decor.
Both authors are professional artist-printmakers whose work has won international acclaim. Anne Desmet is also editor of Printmaking Today, the quarterly journal of international contemporary graphic art. Handmade Prints is an indispensable introduction to an inspiring artform.
- Davis Publications, Incorporated
- Publication date:
- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 7.44(w) x 9.68(h) x 0.47(d)
Table of Contents
|1||Equipment & materials||8|
|2||Paper-making & marbling||14|
|4||Printing from bits & pieces||24|
|5||Effective, inexpensive printing blocks||35|
|6||Glue prints & collagraphs||60|
|7||Woodcuts & linocuts||66|
|11||Screenprints with paper stencils||106|
|12||Unique prints (monotypes)||112|
|15||Combining print & collage||126|
|Glossary of terms, techniques & materials||129|
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