Printmaking as Therapy

Printmaking as Therapy

by Lucy Mueller White
     
 

The process of printmaking can be useful to art therapists in a wide range of settings, from groupwork to work with physically challenged clients. Lucy Mueller White explores these therapeutic advantages of printmaking and also describes is roots outside art therapy. Relief printing, intaglio, planographic or surface, and screen processes are all covered in detail,… See more details below

Overview

The process of printmaking can be useful to art therapists in a wide range of settings, from groupwork to work with physically challenged clients. Lucy Mueller White explores these therapeutic advantages of printmaking and also describes is roots outside art therapy. Relief printing, intaglio, planographic or surface, and screen processes are all covered in detail, with many ideas for incorporating them into art therapy sessions. The author gives a comprehensive and clear account of the impact that printmaking can have on clients' inner lives, using many examples drawn from her own practice. The combination of technical information, clinical applications and practical instructions for using the printmaking processes make this book a valuable tool for art therapists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and others working with clients with a range of needs and abilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843107088
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
04/17/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.55(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements9
Introduction11
Ch. 1Why Choose Printmaking for Art Therapy?17
Ch. 2A Brief History of Printmaking27
Ch. 3General Information43
Ch. 4Relief Printing and Stamping: Focus on the Process63
Ch. 5Relief Printing Plates89
Ch. 6Intaglio Processes: Focus on Lines105
Ch. 7Planographic Process: The Magic of Monotypes139
Ch. 8Stencil Process: Focus on Products165
Ch. 9Simple Screen Processes181
Ch. 10Putting it Together: Artists' Books, Sustaining a Vision199
Ch. 11When to Use Printmaking for Art Therapy227
App.: Sources for Supplies235
References and Additional Reading239
Glossary243
Subject Index245
Author Index255

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