Modern Printmaking: A Guide to Traditional and Digital Techniques

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Watson-Guptill, 2016 - Art - 309 pages
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.
 

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Contents

RELEF PRINTmaxing
10
Woodblock Printing
28
Linoleum Block Printing
48
intaglio Printmaking Background
60
NonAcid Intaglio Techniques
80
Acid Intaglio Techniques
96
collography
136
PhotoEtching and Photogravure
142
Lithography
168
Serigraphy
224
12 Chinecollé
238
Mixed Media
250
Digital Transfers
276
PostDigital Graphics
284
Resources
295
Index
302

Printing intaglio
158

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About the author (2016)

SYLVIE COVEY was born in France and studied graphic arts at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. She has taught digital and photo techniques in printmaking at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York since 2001 and has been an instructor at the Art Students League of New York since 1995. Her work has been exhibited throughout Europe, Asia, and North and South America and has been acquired by major museums and institutions. She lives in New York City.

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