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Printmaking resources at Alkek
Paper and Ink Workshop by Go behind the scenes in the creation of incredible pieces of design and art with "Paper and Ink Workshop." This book discusses silkscreen, letterpress, and woodblock printing, and explains the techniques needed to produce the final prints. You will not only be amazed and inspired, but also able to quickly take the knowledge learned and apply it to your own work and projects. Get empowered with a new set of tools to help you tackle your client's projects, or find the inspiration to finally start your own business. Either way, you will be forever indebted to this book for providing the spark to move you forward. The market for hand-made prints has exploded, whether through cutting edge gigposters, folksy stationery, retro letterpress or Etsy crafters. Established design icons, experimental students, innovative artists, and brand new entrepreneurs all find the allure to be undeniable, for both those making the prints, and those purchasing them. Filled with unique characteristics, small signed and numbered editions, quirky printing processes, and the human touch, this has fast become one of the most important segments of both the design and small business worlds. Inside "Paper and Ink" "Workshop" you will find immediate tools that you can use to improve your skill set, find inspiration, and learn how to successfully create these items yourself. We'll take you behind the scenes with many of the world's leading creatives, as they show you how they brought their prints to life using silk-screening, letterpress, woodblock, and equal parts inspiration and elbow grease.
Call Number: e-book
Publication Date: 2013-12-01
Impressive by Our successful compilation is now available in a softcover edition. Today's graphic designers, illustrators, and typographers are rediscovering old printing techniques and handicrafts. They are inspired by passion for the unique; the feel of different papers, press cuts, and embossing; the brilliance of printing inks; and the originality of bookbinding techniques. The book Impressive presents the results of this passion. The current fascination with old-fashioned printing presses and techniques started with individual designers and smaller collectives creating one-of-a-kind printed material by hand for special occasions, such as weddings or birthdays. Impressive features these artists and their personal work as well as a broad range of business cards, invitations, stationery, and publications that are designed and produced in a way that is both nostalgic and contemporary. Historical styles--from the Victorian grandeur of floral elements and adornments to the aesthetics of classical modernism--are used and referenced as well as combined and reinterpreted in unusual ways. Traditional and more exotic techniques such as silk-screen printing, stamping, woodcut, or linocut are used--what counts is doing it yourself. Impressive investigates the interplay between traditional handiwork and current trends in graphic design. The work collected in this book shows how relevant and exciting the modern use of traditional design forms can be and how much it can inspire the visual culture of the future.
Call Number: NC997 .I46 2010
Publication Date: 2010-04-30
Contemporary American Print Makers by Printmakers today are sustained both by their traditions and by their willingness to embrace new technologies, new mediums, and innovative processes. Over 500 beautiful color images display the innovative work of 75 talented printmakers and 30 print shops. Traditional printing techniques featured include lithography, intaglio, screen print, and relief, while newer techniques include installation, digital, and fiber, among other forms of new print media. The artists speak for themselves, revealing why they create their art. Consequently, the readers will gain a deeper understanding of their world. These assembled prints reflect the talent of this time and in this place. The artists' mediums, patterns, images, and environments also capture our culture and attempt to foretell our future. This book will be a treasured resource for anyone who appreciates the printmaker's art.
Call Number: NE508.2 .R66 2014
Publication Date: 2015-01-28
Proof by The first goal of the Tamarind Lithography Workshop, founded in Los Angeles in 1960, was to "create a pool of master artisan-printers in the United States" to revive the medium of fine art lithography. With essays by both established print scholars and new voices, this lavishly illustrated volume introduces the printmaking pioneers who nurtured an environment suitable for the founding of the country's most significant print shop and addresses the spectacular spread of printmaking from its modern beginnings in Southern California within the larger narrative of postwar American art. Drawing mainly on the extensive print collection of the Norton Simon Museum, the book includes works by the local founders of the movement such as John Altoon, Garo Antreasian, Richard Diebenkorn, Sam Francis, Ed Moses, Ken Price, Ed Ruscha, and June Wayne as well as by artists who traveled west to print in Los Angeles such as Joseph Albers, Bruce Conner, Lee Mullican, Louise Nevelson, Claes Oldenburg, and Robert Rauschenberg. An accompanying exhibition, part of the Pacific Standard Time initiative, will be on view at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena from October 1, 2011, through April 3, 2012.
Call Number: NE538.L67 P76 2011
Publication Date: 2011-11-08
Post-Digital Printmaking by This groundbreaking book establishes Post-Digital Printmaking as a distinct area of printmaking practice both technically and conceptually. Radically different from digital print production (inkjet on high-quality paper), Post-Digital Printmaking integrates Computer Numeric Control (CNC) devices such as laser cutters and CNC routers with matrix production for lithography, intaglio and relief. This contemporary practice incorporates the strengths of both digital and traditional, resulting in hybrid printmaking techniques.A comprehensive and accessible technical introduction to this important area of printmaking, this book explains techniques and processes in detail, discusses the contexts within which Post-Digital Printmaking has arisen, and includes examples and case studies of artists applying these hybrid techniques in their work.
Call Number: NE850 .C38 2012
Publication Date: 2012-06-07
Printmaking by 'Printmaking' covers fundamental techniques updating traditional approaches to incorporate new materials and current practices in the contemporary print studio, with special attention to safety.
Call Number: NE850 .G63 2009
Publication Date: 2009-07-24
November 19: Printmaking Workshop
Intaglio Printmaking Workshop
Alkek Conference Rm 441 A&B 4th Floor