The Woodcut Artist's Handbook: Techniques and Tools for Relief Printmaking (Paperback)

By 

George A Walker

  (Author),

Barry Moser

  (Foreword by)

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The Woodcut Artist's Handbook: Techniques and Tools for Relief Printmaking Book Description

"A clearly written and meticulously illustrated reference for woodcut techniques and printmaking."

The history of the woodcut goes back over a thousand years. Working carefully with great precision, the woodcut artist carves a mirror image of a design on wood or other suitable material. Then the design is inked and pressed against paper. The technique allows the artist to create an almost unlimited number of impressions of the same work. The precision of the work and the ability of the artist to create multiple impressions allow many fine woodcut artists to create pieces at a reasonable price that an average collector can afford.

The Woodcut Artist's Handbook provides the basics of this craft with a detailed analysis of the tools and the media. Artists can improve or develop considerable skill in this art by following these instructions and helpful tips. Beginners and advanced woodcutters and collectors will gain a deeper understanding of and appreciation for this craft and this art.

This profusely illustrated book is ideal for artists, printmakers, designers and collectors.

About the Author :

George A Walker has contributed to The Woodcut Artist's Handbook: Techniques and Tools for Relief Printmaking as an author. George A. Walker (Canadian, b. 1960) is an award-winning wood engraver, book artist, teacher, author, and illustrator who has been creating artwork and books and publishing at his private press since 1984. Walker's popular courses in book arts and printmaking at the OCAD University in Toronto, where he is Associate Professor, have been running continuously since 1985. For over twenty years Walker has exhibited his wood engravings and limited edition books internationally, often in conjunction with The Loving Society of Letterpress (and The Binders of Infinite Love) and the Canadian Bookbinders

Book Details


Title: The Woodcut Artist's Handbook: Techniques and Tools for Relief Printmaking
Publisher: Firefly Books
Author: George A Walker, Barry Moser
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN:

1554070457

EAN:

9781554070459

No. of Pages: 168
Publish Date: 2005-09-30
Binding: Paperback
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