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The woodcut artist's handbook : techniques and tools for relief printmaking

Author: George A Walker
Publisher: Buffalo, NY : Firefly Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second edition, updated and expandedView all editions and formats
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This book provides the basics of this craft with a detailed analysis of its tools and media. This improved second edition features two new chapters that teach artists step-by-step how to make an engraving and linocut.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George A Walker
ISBN: 9781554076352 1554076358
OCLC Number: 496484345
Description: 184 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Selecting material for the block --
A good set of tools --
Creating woodcuts and engravings --
Papers and ink --
Printing --
The edition --
A step-by-step guide to making a wood engraving --
A step-by-step guide to making a linocut.
Responsibility: George A. Walker.

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