Lithography : An Artist Guide-9780719842344

Lithography : An Artist Guide by Ade, Catherine

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Author: Ade, Catherine

Prints & printmaking

Published on 1 September 2023 by The Crowood Press Ltd in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 144 pages, 200 Illustrations, unspecified
221 x 280 x 11 | 546g

Learn the versatile art of lithography and explore its expressive potential This practical book explains how to create and print your own lithographs. With clear step-by-step sequences, it explains the full process that depends fundamentally on water not mixing with grease. It includes new methods and ideas in an up-to-date practical guide that covers everything from studio set-up through to mixing inks for edition printing, and then explains alternative techniques such as Lo-shu washes, negative drawing, transfers and Maniere Noire. This book is an invaluable reference as you explore the beautiful and expressive potential of one of the oldest printmaking techniques.

The processes - stone lithography, ball-grained plates (aluminium and zincography) and photoplatesInks and paper - edition printing, multiple transfer techniques and alternative drawing materials Recipes - quick reference guide and reminder for mixing etches, processing chemicals, mixing tusche and making drawing materials