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Prints and printmaking : an introduction to the history and techniques

Author: Antony Griffiths
Publisher: Berkeley : Los Angeles : University of California Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Antony Griffiths here provides an excellent introduction to a large and complicated subject for those who wish to acquire a basic understanding of print and printmaking. He explains as simply and briefly as possible the different techniques of printmaking and illustrates both details and whole prints to show the effects that can be achieved.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antony Griffiths
ISBN: 0520207149 9780520207141 071412608X 9780714126081
OCLC Number: 34411333
Notes: "Published by arrangement with British Museum Press"--T.p. verso.
"Second edition"--Pref.
Description: 160 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: What is a print? --
Relief printing processes --
Woodcut --
Linocut --
Wood-engraving --
Metalcut and relief etching --
Intaglio printing processes --
Engraving --
Etching --
Drypoint --
Crayon-manner and stipple: the dot processes --
Mezzotint --
Aquatint --
Soft ground etching --
Lithography --
Screenprinting --
Colour printing --
Colour woodcut --
Colour intaglio printing --
Colour lithography --
Photomechanical reproduction processes --
Processes of relief printing --
Processes of intaglio printing --
Processes of surface printing --
Processes of colour printing.
Responsibility: Antony Griffiths.
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Antony Griffiths here provides an excellent introduction to a large and complicated subject for those who wish to acquire a basic understanding of print and printmaking. He explains as simply and briefly as possible the different techniques of printmaking and illustrates both details and whole prints to show the effects that can be achieved.

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