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Modern printmaking : a guide to traditional and digital techniques / Sylvie Covey.

Covey, Sylvie, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

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Emily Carr University of Art + Design NE850 .C68 2016 (Text) 30229172 Book Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781607747598
  • ISBN: 1607747596
  • Physical Description: x, 309 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley : Watson-Guptill, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 299) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I : relief printmaking -- Relief printmaking and background basics -- A brief history -- Western- versus Japanese-style relief printing -- Woodblock printing -- Equipment and materials for woodcuts -- Reduction-method woodblock printing -- Western-style multiblock woodcuts -- Japanese-style multiblock woodcuts (Ukiyo-e) -- Linoleum block printing -- Equipments and materials for linocuts -- Single-color (black and white) linocuts -- Color reduction linocuts -- Part II : intaglio printmaking -- Intaglio printmaking background and basics -- A brief history -- Equipment and materials -- Preparing the plate -- Non-acid intaglio techniques -- Drypoint -- Engraving -- Mezzotint -- Acid intaglio techniques -- Hard ground etching -- Soft ground etching -- Aquatint -- Acid-resist open bite etching -- Embossing -- Sugar lift -- Collography -- Photo-etching and photogravure -- Polymer photo-etching -- Toner transfer photo-etching -- Polymer photogravure -- Printing intaglio -- Printing in monochrome -- Printing in multiple colors à la Poupée -- Printing in multiple colors - color separation method -- Roll-up viscosity printing -- Part III : lithography and serigraphy -- Lithography -- A brief history -- Equipment and materials -- Stone lithography -- Hand-drawn lithography on aluminum -- Photolithography -- Pronto polyester lithography -- Paper lithography -- Serigraphy -- A brief history -- Equipment and methods -- Basic screen printing techniques -- Part IV : chine-collé, mixed media, and new printmaking techniques -- Chine-collé -- Mixed media -- Richard Pitts -- Jase Clark -- Slavko Djuric -- Shelley Thorstensen -- Janet Millstein -- Marcin Wlodarczyk -- Digital transfers -- Post-digital graphics -- Resources.
Summary, etc.:
"A fully illustrated instructional printmaking book presenting step-by-step examples alongside representative works from thirty top contemporary printmaking artists. Printmaking is flourishing in the digital age, appealing to both 'traditional' artists as well as those interested in graphic design and digital technique. This all-in-one guide to printmaking technique is a complete technical and inspirational book on the history and contemporary processes for relief, intaglio, lithography, serigraphy, mixed media/transfers, and post digital graphics, with extended profiles of a wide range of contemporary printmakers. Featuring instruction, interviews, example images, and philosophy, this beautiful book provides a truly modern look at printmaking today, in all its forms."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Prints > Technique.

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