Printmaking and pattern

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Printmaking and pattern

  1. 1. Printmaking and Pattern
  2. 2. What is printmaking?• The artistic design and manufacture of prints• Prints are copies of an original piece of work.• Examples: stamps, woodcuts, Xerox copies, etc.
  3. 3. Relief Prints:WoodcutsLinoleum cutsWood engravings
  4. 4. In relief printing, areasNOT to be printedare carved away from the surface of the plate(block), so that the areas to be printed are left higher.
  5. 5. Katsushika Hokusai Japan (1760-1849)
  6. 6. 16th C. Europe: Printing Processes
  7. 7. Albrecht Durer
  8. 8. Albrecht Durerwood engraving
  9. 9. Paul Landacre
  10. 10. M.C. Escher
  11. 11. Mark Rowden
  12. 12. Bob Sercl
  13. 13. Norio Takamiya
  14. 14. Robert Cottingham
  15. 15. Karen Kunc
  16. 16. Uros Djurovic
  17. 17. Ruth Wetzel (detail)
  18. 18. Marisha Simons
  19. 19. Exploration and Art• During the 1500’s (when Durer lived) Europeans were exploring Africa.• People were eager to know what Africa looked like, but there were no cameras.• How do you think people returning from Africa shared information about what it looked like with their friends?
  20. 20. Pattern & Texture Game
  21. 21. Pattern Assignment• Look at the worksheet.• Create a new type of pattern and/or texture for each box.
  22. 22. In relief printing, areasNOT to be printedare carved away from the surface of the plate(block), so that the areas to be printed are left higher.

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