Wood Engraving and Linocutting

Wood Engraving and Linocutting

by Anne Hayward
     
 

Wrongly considered an outmoded process, printmaking has in fact developed into a unique and popular art form among contemporary artists, many of whom use wood engraving and linocutting approaches. This informative volume explains the basic distinctions between wood engraving, woodcuts, and linocuts as well as the various different effects that each approach can

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Wrongly considered an outmoded process, printmaking has in fact developed into a unique and popular art form among contemporary artists, many of whom use wood engraving and linocutting approaches. This informative volume explains the basic distinctions between wood engraving, woodcuts, and linocuts as well as the various different effects that each approach can produce. Essential information on all the basics of wood engraving and linocutting is provided, including how to choose and use the necessary tools, wood, and ink, and how to design an engraving and then make a print. Helpful tips accompanied by step-by-step illustrations make this is a handy resource for both experienced printmakers as well as artists new to the process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861269980
Publisher:
Crowood Press, The
Publication date:
05/13/2008
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,000,789
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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