The Instant Printmaker: Simple Printing Methods to Try at Home

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Watson-Guptill, 2003 - Art - 128 pages
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Beginning and experienced artists alike will find practical, immediately applicable techniques in this inventive guide to home printmaking.


Printmaking is traditionally thought of as a cumbersome and costly endeavor, requiring presses, drying racks, and even acid baths. But now, in The Instant Printmaker, author and artist Melvyn Petterson reveals his tried-and-true techniques and simple and affordable materials that enable everyone with an interest in printmaking to create professional, exhibition-quality prints right in their own home. A straightforward, fun, and informative guide for artists and crafters everywhere!


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Petterson and Gale, who previously collaborated on Printmaking for Beginners and Monotype, have a passion for the printed image, which comes through in this inspiring volume. With a brief, clear ... Read full review

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What a great book, covers print making from several angles, usable info regardless of the media you work in...a great reference book, holds an honored space on my book shelves Read full review

Contents

PART
18
Vegetable Prints
34
Boxwood Engraving
50
Drypoint on Cardboard
70
Hard Ground Etching
85
Collagraphs
102
Metal Plate Lithography
117
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About the author (2003)

Author and accomplished printmakerMelvyn Pettersonhas exhibited extensively in the US, Europe, and China, and was elected a full member of the Royal Society of Painters, Etchers, and Engravers. He lives in London.Colin Galelectures on printmaking at several London colleges. His work is exhibited at the Royal Academy, London, and in private collections worldwide.

Author and accomplished printmakerMelvyn Pettersonhas exhibited extensively in the US, Europe, and China, and was elected a full member of the Royal Society of Painters, Etchers, and Engravers. He lives in London.Colin Galelectures on printmaking at several London colleges. His work is exhibited at the Royal Academy, London, and in private collections worldwide.

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