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Praise for the first edition:

An indispensable guide for those who make art out of the contrast between light and dark. And, it's a sheer pleasure for everyone else, thanks to its many wonderful illustrations.

-- Artsforum

Walker's instruction is so clear and well organized that this handbook is perfect for the beginner.

-- American Artist

The history of woodcuts goes back more than a thousand years. Working carefully and with great precision, the woodcut artist carves a mirror image of a design on wood or other suitable material. The design is then 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, which an average collector can afford.

The Woodcut Artist's Handbook provides the basics of this craft with a detailed analysis of its tools and media. This improved second edition features two new chapters that teach artists step by step how to make an engraving and linocut. Artists can improve and develop considerable skill in this art by following these instructions and the author's professional tips. Beginners and advanced woodcutters and collectors will gain a deeper understanding of and appreciation for this craft and art.

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

Book News Annotation:

Walker (book arts and printmaking, Ontario College of Art and Design) presents this handbook for woodcut and wood engraving printmaking. The volume provides complete information on the process, from selection of wood, proper tools, papers and inks, to different techniques and stylistic approaches. Also included are scores of photographs, figures, and examples of woodcut prints providing a well-rounded understanding of this timeless medium. This book is well suited to both beginning and advanced woodcut artists as well as those who simply have an appreciation for the form. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Praise for the first edition: "An indispensable guide for those who make art out of the contrast between light and dark. And, it's a sheer pleasure for everyone else, thanks to its many wonderful illustrations." — Artsforum "Walker's instruction is so clear and well organized that this handbook is perfect for the beginner." — American Artist

Product Details

ISBN:
9781554076352
Author:
Walker, George A.
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Foreword by:
Moser, Barry
Foreword:
Moser, Barry
Subject:
Techniques - Printmaking
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Art-Print Making Techniques
Edition Description:
Second Edition,
Series:
Woodcut Artist's Handbook: Techniques & Tools for Relief Printmaking
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
184

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"Synopsis" by , Praise for the first edition: "An indispensable guide for those who make art out of the contrast between light and dark. And, it's a sheer pleasure for everyone else, thanks to its many wonderful illustrations." — Artsforum "Walker's instruction is so clear and well organized that this handbook is perfect for the beginner." — American Artist
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