Expressive Printmaking: A Creative Guide (Paperback)
Expressive Printmaking goes back to first principles to rediscover the full potential of printmaking. Through introducing a tantalizing array of techniques, it shows the artist how to communicate stories and emotions through dynamic prints that sing off the page. It covers printing by hand and by press and techniques range from paper dry point to Mokulito and from monoprint to plaster cast impressions. It also explains how to combine techniques and gives advice on line, tone, form, colour and texture. Along with step-by-step projects and some 500 illustrations, this exciting book leads you to create unique prints that challenge you technically, inspire you visually and encourage you to try more.
Mary Dalton is an internationally-recognized and award-winning artist. Her work combines different techniques to generate a language in print that is unconventional and energetic. This energy is also reflected in her teaching and her pop-up printmaking workshops.