By Merlyn Chesterman & Rod Nelson,
Woodblock printing is an ancient art form, which produces beautiful, subtle and lively pieces with just a few simple materials. This book introduces the art, and shares technical information and ideas for those with more experience. Drawing on the vibrant living traditions from China and Japan, it is both a technical guide and an inspiration.
- A wide range of exciting examples of printed woodcuts
- Advice on materials and tools, and a step-by-step guide to sharpening
- Techniques to achieve quality prints and perfect registration
- Description of editioning conventions
Merlyn has also created a DVD that works well alonside this book, more info here