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Wood engraving

  • Making Prints from Natureby Laura Donnelly Bethmann

    Storey Publishing, LLC 1997; US$ 3.95

    Introduction to Nature Printing Collecting Plant Materials Begin in Your Own Backyard Field Collecting Pressing Techniques Pressing Small Plants Pressing Flowers Pressing Fruits and Vegetables Remoisturizing Dry Plants Printing Supplies and Equipment Pigments The Palette Pigment Applicators Paper Print Pressing Tools Basic Nature Printing... more...

  • Making Woodblock Printsby Merlyn Chesterman; Rod Nelson

    Crowood 2015; US$ 11.65

    Woodblock printing is an ancient art form, which produces beautiful, subtle and lively pieces with just a few simple materials. This book introduces the art, and shares technical information and ideas for those with more experience. A wide range of exciting examples of printed woodcuts are shown along with advice on materials and tools, and a step-by-step... more...

  • The Making of a Japanese Printby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    Woodblock printing is at the same time a very simple and a very complicated art. It is simple by modern standards because no machinery, not even a press, is used. The finished print in this book and the pages which so graphically present its development in color are produced by photo-offset from original woodblocks. more...

  • Brazilian Woodcut Printsby Dinneen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 250.00

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Botanical Printsby Sandra Forty

    TAJ Books International 2013; US$ 4.39

    The earliest botanical illustrations are found inancient herbals—practical works of knowledge, written to pass on crucial information about how to heal the sick. Around the time of the Renaissance, however, flowers began to be more generally appreciated for their beauty, so talented artists set about capturing their magic. Botanical illustration... more...

  • Hiroshigeby Sandra Forty

    TAJ Books International 2013; US$ 3.99

    Ando Hiroshige is considered by many as the last of the great creative masters of the traditional Japanese woodblock print. His skill has won him worldwide fame and artistic influence, along with his contemporary, Katsushika Hokusai. Both artists widened the range of subjects they covered to encompass every aspect of life in Japan’s Edo period.... more...

  • Ukiyo-eby Frederick Harris

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 34.95

    Ukiyo-e ("pictures of the floating world") is an art form that originated in the metropolitan culture of Edo (Tokyo) in the early seventeenth century and involved collaboration between artist, carver, printer and publisher. Printed on fragile paper using a technique of woodcut or woodblock printing, the early black and white designs soon gave way... more...

  • Hokusaiby C.J. Holmes

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Katsushika Hokusai est sans doute l?artiste japonais le plus connu en Occident, et ce, depuis le milieu du XIXe siècle. Reflet de l?expression artistique d?une civilisation isolée, les ?uvres de Hokusai, qui furent parmi les premières en provenance du Japon à émerger en Europe, influencèrent particulièrement les peintres impressionnistes et post-impressionnistes,... more...

  • Japanese Woodblock Printsby Andreas Marks; Stephen Addiss

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 49.95

    Japanese woodblock prints, or ukiyo-e , are the most recognizable Japanese art form. Their massive popularity has spread from Japan to be embraced by a worldwide audience. Covering the period from the beginning of the Japanese woodblock print in the 1680s until the year 1900, Japanese Woodblock Prints provides a detailed survey of all the major... more...

  • The Modern Japanese Printby James A. Michener

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 29.95

    Originally published in 1962 in a limited edition of 475 copies, The Modern Japanese Print—An Appreciation soon became a collector's item. Included in the folio-sized volume were ten original woodblock prints by contemporary Japanese artists. The idea for this unique presentation had originated with James Michener who hoped to assist this little known... more...