Block Printing
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 23 September 2011
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9780811706018
  • Stock: 26 in stock
  • Size: 178x230 mm
  • Illustrations: 396
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: £16.99
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Block Printing


by Robert Craig & Sandy Allison

Book Description

How to make block prints for art prints, greeting cards, invitations, signs and more using both linoleum and wood. Covers transferring a design, carving, printing by hand in one or more colors, clean up, editioning, and tearing down paper. Detailed, illustrated instructions for selecting tools, paper, and ink; carving both linoleum and wood; and printing by hand in one color or more to achieve professional results. Techniques can be used for art prints, posters, signs, invitations, greeting cards, gift wrap, and fabric.

About the Author

About Robert Craig

Robert Craig is a block printer, engraver, and printing instructor who works with both linoleum and wood. His pieces have been shown in galleries around the country. He lives near Easton, Pennsylvania.

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