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Making Woodblock Prints

By Merlyn Chesterman , Rod Nelson

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ISBN: 9781847979032
PUBLISHED: 02/03/2015
PAGES: 112
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 242x172 mm
INSIDE: 160 colour photographs

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. Drawing on the vibrant living traditions from China and Japan, it is both a technical guide and an inspiration.


  • A wide range of exciting examples of printed woodcuts
  • Advice on materials and tools, and a step-by-step guide to sharpening
  • Techniques to achieve quality prints and perfect registration
  • Description of editioning conventions

RRP: £12.99

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E-Book Edition: £7.99 (incl. VAT)

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" It is certainly perfect for anyone who wants to explore the world of woodblock printing for the first time, but is also an ideal reference book for those already experienced in the techniques of medium. "
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Reviewed By: Printmaking Today

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