Printmaking and Book Art
Contemporary American Print Makers
Paperback ISBN: 0764346911
Printmakers today are sustained both by their traditions and by their willingness to embrace new technologies, new mediums, and innovative processes. Over 500 beautiful color images display the innovative work of 75 talented printmakers and 30 print shops. Traditional printing techniques featured include lithography, intaglio, screen print, and relief, while newer techniques include installation, digital, and fiber, among other forms of new print media. The artists speak for themselves, revealing why they create their art. Consequently, the readers will gain a deeper understanding of their world. These assembled prints reflect the talent of this time and in this place. The artists' mediums, patterns, images, and environments also capture our culture and attempt to foretell our future. This book will be a treasured resource for anyone who appreciates the printmaker's art.
Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25
Hardcover ISBN: 1930957785
Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25 explores the first twenty-five years of a remarkable nonprofit printmaking and traditional arts studio based on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in eastern Oregon, the only such center located on a reservation community in the United States. Art historian Prudence Roberts, drawing from conversations with CSIA founder, the artist James Lavadour, narrates the institute’s history from its beginnings through the establishment of a professional quality printmaking program and an international reputation. Native American art scholar heather ahtone and curator Rebecca Dobkins trace the development of indigenous printmaking in North America, further contextualizing this story. Over sixty color plates will illustrate selected work from the dozens of artists, indigenous and non-indigenous, who have completed residencies at CSIA since its founding, including luminaries of contemporary Native American art Rick Bartow, Joe Feddersen, Jeffrey Gibson, Edgar Heap of Birds, James Lavadour, Lillian Pitt, Wendy Red Star, and Marie Watt.
Dangerous Beauties and Dutiful Wives
Popular Portraits of Women in Japan, 1905-1925
Paperback ISBN: 0486476391
Selected from women's magazines of the Taisho era in the late 1910s, this original compilation features a series of Japanese beauties, singly and in pairs. All were cover illustrations, created by well-known painters and print designers. Rendered in color lithography and offset printing, the styles like the printing techniques are Western in orientation.
Dictionary of Printmaking Terms
Paperback ISBN: 0713657952
Useful for those interested in printmaking, this book provides a listing of the terms that relate to different types of printmaking. It is filled with the artwork of a range of printmakers from around the world.
Drawing on the Dream
Finding My Way by Art
Paperback ISBN: 1940468590
How does a twenty-first-century woman living in rural southern Oregon enter the spiritual realm of the Dreamtime and what impact does it have on her life? Denise Kester is an artist and art teacher whose inner dream life is populated by a host of profound characters (brown bears, black crows, blue monkeys, sea turtles, and rabbits among others) who guide Denise through a difficult year of artistic creation as she stares down at a deadline for an important exhibit. Drawing on the Dream is part instruction for artists but even more a profound illumination on the way of the artist. The book includes Kester's brilliant monoprints in all stages of process to completion and the stories or poetry that inspired or illuminate the work. Kester writes about the struggles and the triumphs that occur as the deadline approaches. She asks the question
The Encyclopedia of Printmaking Techniques
Paperback ISBN: 1782216456
A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia on printing techniques by professional artist Judy Martin. This inspirational, visual guide offers a wealth of information on all the different methods of printmaking, from monoprinting, wood engraving and etching to intaglio printing, screen-printing and more. Then, learn how to apply these methods yourself by following the helpful, illustrated step-by-step demonstrations inside to create your own printed pieces. Included is a stunning gallery of images created by professional printmakers, featured throughout the book, to provide both inspiration and examples of how to take your new skills further. There is something for everyone in this comprehensive, colourful encyclopedia.
Etching, Engraving and Other Intaglio Printmaking Techniques
Paperback ISBN: 048624721x
Introduces the tools, materials, equipment, and techniques used in etching, identifies common mistakes, and shows examples of various mediums
Five Decades of Printmaking by David C. Driskell
Hardcover ISBN: 0764942042
The David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora (U. of Maryland) presents approximately 100 reproductions by the Center's namesake, accompanying a 2007 retrospective exhibition. Driskell's color and b&w woodcuts are accompanied by essays exploring his style, influences, and themes. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)