The Printmaking Bible

The Printmaking Bible

ISBN 9781800921887
Publisher Search Press
Format BC Paperback
Dimensions 228mm x 260mm
Page Extent 416
Pub Date June 2023


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.

About the Authors

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.

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.

  • Book
    EDP: 0124460
  • Book
    0124460 - #9781800921887
    Length: 30 mm
    Width: 228 mm
    Height: 260 mm
    Weight: 1545 g