An inspirational insight into the art of printmaking, this complete and comprehensive guide to techniques is packed with essential information and inspiration from some of the most prominent printmakers of our time, making it the essential companion for modern printmakers. Including interviews with leading artists about their different working methods, explorations of printhouses and workshops reveal developments within the various media in this field and featuring contemporary imagery from leading international artists, this exciting visual encyclopaedia is full of inspiration for more experienced printmakers, and packed with advice for students who wish to learn more of these fascinating artisan techniques.
Ann d'Arcy Hughes has enjoyed a long and illustrious career in printmaking. She assisted Anthony Gross at the Slade School of Art in London, and worked with S.W. Hayter at Atelier 17 in Paris before embarking on her lecturing career at the University of Brighton in the UK. Ann was the Regional Organiser with the Open College of the Arts (OCA) for the 10 years before cofounding Brighton Independent Printmaking (BIP). She is a first-prize winner for the Fine Press Book Association Illustration award. Permanent collections of her work include prints at Xerox headquarters, the BBC and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.Hebe Vernon-Morris studied as a ceramicist and metalworker before turning to the printmaking medium, specialising in lithography and woodcut.