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Block Print Magic : The Essential Guide to Designing, Carving, and Taking Your Artwork Further with Relief Printing_Emily Louise Howard_9781631596155_Rockport Publishers Inc.SKU:9781631596155 Supplier: Rockport Publishers Inc.
Author: Emily Louise Howard
Format: Paperback | 144 pages
Dimensions: 216 x 254 x 15.24mm | 476.27g
Publication date: 14 Feb 2019
Block Print Magic is an essential guide to the techniques of linoleum block printing, including 17 captivating step-by-step projects and the works and insights of talented printmakers for inspiration and visual demonstration.
Block Print Magic is the perfect reference for a wide range of printmaking enthusiasts. The easy-to-follow illustrated instruction takes you through every step of the process, beginning with choosing and caring for tools and setting up a studio, through design essentials, carving techniques, and printing techniques. Those techniques include multi-block printing, reduction cuts, puzzle blocks, and rainbow-roll printing. Advanced carving techniques for creating textures, crosshatching, and three-dimensional shading will give you the opportunity to expand and strengthen your expertise.
Among the visually stunning projects you'll learn to create:
Colorful, multi-block hex sign
Reduction cut sunflowers print
One-page pocket zine from a single block
Fabric wall hanging embellished with embroidery
Along with author Emily Howard's own work, artist spotlights feature interviews with and examples of work by five other contemporary artists-Lili Arnold, Jen Hewett, Kelli MacConnell, Derrick Riley, and Aftyn Shah-as a means of clarifying how each technique can be used in different ways.
Block Print Magic is a must-have addition to any printmaker's bookshelf.