http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2009/artistic-endeavors-art-buyers-guide-to-printmaking/ Art that is created by transfer of and image onto a new surface.
It all started with woodcuts. Europeans made prints as early as the 5th century. Earliest dated print from 1446 was found in Germany. http://strose.lunaimaging.com:
Wood-cut Using knives to cut away areas that you don’t want ink. http://gentryfineartengraving.com/page7/files/page7_5.jpg Linoleum- cut Areas that you want color are left are left and others are cut away.
scratching metal(copper)with an image to be inkedand printed. Styles Dry point Engraving Etching Aquatint Mezzotint http://www.duckprintfineart.com.au/techniques/intaglio1.jpg
Drawn on stone with a oil based material that resists water and sticks to ink.http://australianmuseum.net.au/Uploads/Images/9590/gould007_big.jpg
Blocking out areas of a screen so that ink will only pass through the screen onto paper through open spaces.http://www.amillionlives.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Screen-Printing-Process.jpg
Self portrait, Linoleum cutPrintmaking artist inspiredMake 10 sketchesPull 4 editionsCritique
Cut linoleum Cut away Transfer sketchblock to size and linoleum in to linoleum.square corners. negative space. Roll ink ontolinoleum square Roll out ink Mix & prep ink Center paper Press paper onto Peel and Dry! over linoleum linoleum
Make Corners Square
Trace or Draw sketch onto linoleum
Cut away areas that do not have line to create the negative space.
http://daisyyellow.squarespace.com/storage/110316_misc_0308.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1300327705704 Mix colors & make more workable
Roll ink into uniform layer to cover brayer.
Roll ink with brayer onto linoleum.Repeat a few times to get good coverage.
Place linoleum in the center of paper with ink down gently.
Using uniform pressure role a pin over linoleum
Flip paper and linoleum over. Slowly peel back paper Place in flat drying area.
Finished self portrait Andy Warhol Inspired.
All images un-cited are photos taken by Christina Venema.