Handmade Prints

Handmade Prints

by Anne Desmet, Jim Anderson
     
 

ISBN-10: 087192546X

ISBN-13: 9780871925466

Pub. Date: 10/01/2001

Publisher: Davis Publications, Incorporated

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.

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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.

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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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