I really love the look of etched prints and I think my drawings are definitely suited to the medium. But how do I get started? I’ve looked at local art school courses but they only offer courses in relief printing (lino, woodcut etc) Obviously purchasing a press is out of the question. Any ideas? I’m […]
What is the idea behind numbering prints? Does it have to do with value?
What does soaking the paper and then blotting it do for the image of the final print?
I know the painting “The Four Apostles” is his support for Lutheranism and his woodcut of “Last Supper” is a Catholic scene. I’m not religious, so if somebody could please straighten this out for me. It would help a lot!
I’ve updated an earlier post dealing with the challenge of printing relief blocks on etching press. Other printmakers printing relief blocks on their etching press have suggested getting discarded rubber blankets from the commercial lithography industry to use on your etching press for cushioning between the steel rollers and the woodcut or wood engraving block […]
I’m trying to find out more information about this wonderful image called Flammarion.
What are the dimensions of Albrecht Durer’s woodcut “Christ Descending into Limbo”?
Can you tell me what the difference is between a print done in drypoint versus a woodcut?
Here’s a couple of woodcuts by JJ Lankes. Even though they aren’t wood engravings, his work does have the feel of an engraving rather than plank grain work.
He was born in Buffalo, New York in 1884. In his youth he trained and worked as a draughtsman before going on to study art at the Art Student’s League of Buffalo and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.