Block Printing: Techniques for Linoleum and Wood

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Stackpole Books, Aug 4, 2011 - Art - 96 pages
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• Detailed, illustrated instructions for selecting tools, paper, and ink; carving both linoleum and wood; and printing by hand in one color or more to achieve professional results
• Techniques can be used for art prints, posters, signs, invitations, greeting cards, gift wrap, and fabric
• Expert tips on registering, editioning, tearing down paper, and cleaning up
• Includes an annotated gallery of finished prints that feature the artist's comments

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1 Transferring an Image 1
2 Carving a Linoleum Block 13
3 Printing an Image by Hand 25
4 Making a Reduction Print 43
5 Working with Wood 53
Gallery of Annotated Prints 75
Resources 90
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About the author (2011)

Sandy Allison is a writer and editor who lives in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania. Robert Craig is a block printer, engraver, and printing instructor who works with both linoleum and wood. His pieces have been shown in galleries around the country. He lives near Easton, Pennsylvania.

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