99% of orders dispatched within 24hrs, delivery times may vary.

Please note our warehouse and customer service department will be closed from Monday 29th June until Monday 6th July 2020.

During this time we will not be able to process any orders. To ensure you receive your books before we close please send in your order no later than Thursday 25th June.


Adding item to the basket

× Item added

This item has been added to your basket.

Proceed to checkout
US Flag Australian Flag
Search the site...

Click here for extra content on Bookmarked Hub
  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 27 July 2023
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781800921887
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 228x260 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: £25.00

The Printmaking Bible

£25.00

The complete guide to materials and techniques by Ann d'Arcy Hughes & Hebe Vernon-Morris

Pre-order
Book Description

Inspirational and authoritative, The Printmaking Bible is a complete guide to this traditional art practice that constantly evolves through the creative input of each new generation of artists. This guide has been created to reflect developments in different techniques and to showcase examples of new work by leading international artists across a range of print styles.


Broken down into five chapters, each focuses on a major print medium: intaglio, relief, lithography, monotype/monoprint, and screenprinting. This definitive volume presents the tips and tools needed to create great artwork at any level. A brief overview of each medium is followed by illustrated step-by-step instructions, detailed historical information, troubleshooting tips, an extensive resource section, and interviews with working artists.

This comprehensive guide is ideal for students and professionals alike.

Table of Contents

Author acknowledgements 4

Introduction 8

Chapter 1 Intaglio

- Introduction of Intaglio 14, Etching 16, Intaglio without acid 80, Collagraph 108, Printing the intaglio image 126

Chapter 2 Relief

- Introduction to relief 166, Woodcut 168, Linocut 194, Chine collé 216, Wood engraving 230, Printing the relief image 242

Chapter 3 Lithography

- Introduction to lithography 258, Stone lithography 260, Zinc plate lithography 276, Polyester plate lithography 299

Chapter 4 Monoprint and Monotype

- Introduction to monoprint and monotype 306, Colour separation 308, Additional monotype methods 322

Chapter 5 Screenprinting

- Introduction to screenprinting 332, Equipment and materials 334, Stencils 344, Printing the screenprint image 374

Useful Information

- Road-roller printmaking events 394, Workshops 396, Workshop listings 402, Artist contacts 403, Health and safety 404, Bibliography 406, Glossary 408

Index 412

Picture Credits 416

About the Author

About Ann d'Arcy Hughes

Ann d’Arcy Hughes has enjoyed an illustrious career in printmaking. She assisted Anthony Gross at the Slade School of Art in London, and worked with S. W. Hayter at Atelier 17 in Paris before embarking on her lecturing career at the University of Brighton in the UK. Ann was the Regional Organizer with the Open College of the Arts (OCA) for 10 years before co-founding Bip-Art independent printmaking workshop in Brighton. She was joint first prize winner of the Fine Press Book Association Award in 2004. Permanent collections of her work include prints at Xerox headquarters, BBC, and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. She lives in Brighton.

About Hebe Vernon-Morris

Hebe Vernon-Morris studied as a ceramicist and metalworker before turning to printmaking. She now specializes in lithography and woodcut. She is a founder member and co-director of Bip-Art printmaking studio in Brighton.

Pre-order Printer friendly version
You may also be interested in...

This site uses cookies, if you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies. Click here to learn how to change your cookie settings.

Continue