Woodblock printmaking

Explore the ancient technique of woodblock printmaking and create stunning artworks. Get inspired by top ideas and learn how to bring this traditional craft into the modern era.
Ideas, Crafts, Techno, Woodblock Printmaking, Woodblock Print, Woodcuts Prints, Woodcut Printing, Wood Block Printing, Woodblocks

I’m putting this post together for some upcoming classes at Zea Mays Printmaking and Pyramid Atlantic Art Center and in it I’ll be showing a few examples of white line prints to help students prepare images for the workshops. The white line woodblock method was founded in the early 1900s in Provincetown, Massachusetts, by a group of artists who were interested in Japanese printmaking but grew tired of the tedium of cutting a block of wood for every color as that method demanded. These…

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Jane O'Sullivan
Diy, Japanese Woodblock Printing, Woodblock Printmaking, Woodblock Print, Screen Printing, Relief Printing, Wood Block Printing, Wood Print, Woodblocks

I’m putting this post together for my upcoming Woodblock Class at Zea Mays Printmaking (Feb. 23-24, 2013) but by all means read it if it interests you. In the post I’ll be showing a few possible ways to compose and prepare an image for woodblock with an emphasis on preparing simple images that can realistically be finished in two very short days using mokuhanga techniques. 1. The Traditional Keyblock Method (not good for a short workshop) The traditional method used by the ukiyo-e artists…

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Debra Winograd