Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop

Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop A Modern Guide to the Ancient Art of Mokuhanga

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An inspirational how-to course on Japanese woodblock printing's history and techniques, with guidance on materials and studio practices, step-by-step demonstrations, and examples of finished works by modern masters of the medium as well as historic pieces.

A Modern Guide to the Ancient Art of mokuhanga

An increasingly popular yet age-old art form, Japanese woodblock printing (mokuhanga) is embraced for its non-toxic character, use of handmade materials, and easy integration with other printmaking techniques. In this comprehensive guide, artist and printmaker April Vollmer-one of the best known mokuhanga practitioners and instructors in the West-combines her deep knowledge of this historic printmaking practice with expert step-by-step instruction, guidance on materials and studio practices, and a diverse collection of prints by leading contemporary artists. At once practical and inspirational, this handbook is as useful to serious printmakers and artists as it is to creative people drawn
to Japanese history and aesthetics.

Book information

ISBN: 9780770434816
Publisher: Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed
Imprint: Watson-Guptill
Pub date:
Edition: First edition
DEWEY: 761.2
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 249
Weight: 1110g
Height: 260mm
Width: 210mm
Spine width: 24mm