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Series: New edition

The Encyclopedia of Printmaking Techniques


A unique visual directory of printmaking techniques, with guidance on how to use them by Judy Martin

  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 26 September 2018
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782216452
  • Carton Qty: 20
  • Size: 8.5 x 8.5 inches
  • Illustrations: 400
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $19.95
  • Series: New edition
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A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia on printing techniques by professional artist Judy Martin. 

A new, up-to-date edition of this popular and comprehensive encyclopedia on printing techniques by professional artist Judy Martin. 

This inspirational, visual guide offers a wealth of information on the techniques and materials you'll need before embarking on your printing pursuits. Starting with your equipment and safety essentials, all the different methods of printmaking are covered, 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. There is even advice on how to take your printmaking even further, with suggestions on organising studio space at home or in a commercial environment.

Finally, a stunning gallery of images created by professional printmakers, featured throughout the book provides inspiration for your own beautiful artwork.


Table of Contents


- Introduction
- Monoprints
- Linocut
- Woodcut
- Wood engraving
- Collage blocks
- Screen-printing
- Drypoint
- Mezzotint
- Etching
- Intaglio printing
- Lithography

- Line and tone
- Graphic impact
- Pattern and texture
- Colour
- Composition
- Mood and atmosphere



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