Making Japanese Woodblock Prints PDF ¾ Making
Excellent book, well described by a well known printer Ideas easy to follow. Fantastic book, clearly set out projects, brilliant for beginners Would recommend to anyone with a passion for woodcut I love this little book.I feel inspired to look out the old lino cutting tools and try to emulate what the artist achieves Interesting and informative book. Japanese woodblock printing is a beautiful art that traces its roots back to the eighth century It uses a unique system of registration, cutting and printing This practical book explains the process from design drawing to finished print, and then introduces advanced printing and carving techniques, plus advice on editioning your prints and their aftercare, tool care and sharpening Supported by nearlycolour photographs, this new book advises on how to develop your ideas, turning them into sketches and a finished design drawing, then how to break an image into the various blocks needed to make a print It also explains how to use a tracing paper transfer method to take your design from drawing to woodblock and, finally, explains the traditional systems of registration, cutting and printing that define an authentic Japanese woodblock There aren t many books on this subject, and Laura Boswell is one of the country s leading exponents of mokuhanga and linocut, elected ARE in recognition Rebecca Salter s book is long out of print, and with a haiku like economy, Laura Boswell describes all the key elements of this demanding technique, historically three trades in one I enjoy her Youtube work, and recommend this to anyone with an interest in this area of printmaking Incidentally, the production standard is high with clear text and illustrations, so well done the Crowood Press. Good book You should have a basic knowledge of relief block printing I took this type of Japanese printing wj Phillips in a workshop many years ago and familiar with it and found it hard to follow at times Just need patiences Good luck artists Laura has the perfect explanation about a east colored woodblock printing.She knows how to explain on the western way For me her book is perfect and I understand so well Thanks so much Laura You are an amazing teacher. Fabulous book by a world class woodcut artist who works in the UK and travels to Japan A generous FB friend the irrepressible Laura Boswell A genius and master of patience She shares every detail of her process with the rest of us in FB printmaking groups and on YouTube.