Most popular Prints & printmaking books
The most popular Prints & printmaking books currently available. Updated weekly.
The geometric shapes and natural forms, captured with exceptional precision in Ernst Haeckel's prints, still influence artists and designers to this day. This volume highlights the research and findings of this natural scientist.
A facsimile edition of Werner's classic taxonomy of nature's colours, as used by Charles Darwin.
Showcases and analyses Van Gogh's collection of Japanese prints, exploring the key role they played in his creative output.
The Japanese woodblock print is a phenomenon with no Western equivalent, one where breathtaking landscapes exist alongside blush-inducing erotica; where demons and otherworldly creatures torment the living; and where sumo wrestlers, kabuki actors, and courtesans are rock stars. This XXL book lifts the veil on a much-loved but little-understood...
Hokusai's beloved series of woodblock prints is now available in a stunning new format that honours the Japanese bookmaking tradition and illuminates the artist's radiant colours and exquisite lines.
The best examples of the posters, prints and other graphics that have been used for political protest throughout history and right to the present.
The supremely talented, prodigious and influential artist Gustave Dore is best known for his intricate engravings illustrating everything from the Bible to Don Quixote to The Divine Comedy. This gorgeous book introduces you to his life, work and legacy before presenting a carefully curated selection of his finest engravings.
Hiroshige was one of the last great artists of ukiyo-e, the woodblock print genre that flourished between the 17th and 19th century and did much to determine the world's visual concept of Japan. This dependable introduction leads you through the blossoming cherry trees, beautiful women, and dramatic ocean views that made Hiroshige a household...
This is a practical guide aimed at helping budding interior designers learn how to draw professional looking interior designs.
From impossible staircases to tesselated birds, explore the graphic genius of M.C. Escher, master of quirky vantage points, mathematical puzzles, and the transition from paper flatness to illusory volume. This essential introduction presents key Escher works, exploring the evolution of a unique pictorial style that has captivated scientists and...
The first ever book about the famed illustrator and wood engraver, by the wood engraver Simon Brett. This new biography showcases much of Clifford Webb's surviving work, and will do much to revive interest in him.
A guide to printmaking techniques. It deals with the digital and mixed media processes, and explores the opportunities for creative expression within the many processes available to print makers.
As colorful and varied as the fabric it explores, this insightful book looks at traditional African textiles and reveals a complicated history that spans generations and continents.
Reintroduces the genius of an enigmatic scientist and observer of the natural world - Ernst Haeckel. While his drawings display an understanding of biological structure, the skill with which he drew these aquatic protozoa renders them genuine works of art. This book features commentary and descriptions of the radiolarians from Haeckel's work.
This XXL edition reprints Keisai Eisen and Utagawa Hiroshige's legendary series The Sixty-Nine Stations along the Kisokaido, a stunning representation of the historic route between Edo (Tokyo) and Kyoto. Sourced from one of the finest surviving first editions, this vivid tapestry of 19th-century Japan is in equal parts a major artifact of its...
From verdant panoramas to decadent pleasure quarters: Utagawa Hiroshige's final masterpiece, One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, is a woodblock journey through 19th-century Tokyo and a jewel in the ukiyo-e tradition. This reprint is bound in the traditional Japanese fashion and reproduces one of the finest complete original sets belonging to the...
With a foreword by Reece Shearsmith, this beautifully designed book highlights some of the most striking and amusing examples of the woodcut from the British Library's collections, evoking monsters, witches, criminals, drinking, war and politics.
Perfect for display or close observation, this impeccably produced collection of some of Hokusai's most renowned prints highlights the exquisite lines and delicate hues that have entranced viewers for centuries
A selection of Michael Craig-Martin's paintings, prints and sculptures, with an interview.
Drawing on the vibrant living traditions from China and Japan, this book introduces the art, and shares technical information and ideas for those with more experience. It also includes a wide range of exciting examples of printed woodcuts are shown along with advice on materials and tools.
The anthology provides a critical topography of printmaking since the mid-1980s. Its texts, by well-known authors as well as 'insiders', span different formats and critical and theoretical approaches. -- .
A timely reexamination of the experimental New York print studio Atelier 17, focusing on the women whose work defied gender norms through novel aesthetic forms and techniques
An engaging look at early twentieth-century American printmaking, which frequently focused on the crowded, chaotic, and "gritty" modern city.
Accompanying the exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, this catalogue examines the impact of Futurism and Cubism on British modernist printmaking from the beginning of World War I to the beginning of World War II.
Part of a series of exciting and luxurious Flame Tree Notebooks. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed, then foil stamped. And they're powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap.
Discusses about the author's friendship and working relationship with Aldo Crommelynck, the printer of Matisse and Picasso. This work charts the extent to which his experience of working with a man who was not only a great printer, but also a skilled draughtsman, an aesthete, dandy and bon viveur.
Explores Toulouse-Lautrec's work as a printmaker and the ways in which his printed works were used for marketing and publicity in the belle epoque.
This luscious book marks the first appearance of Marc Tetro's wonderfully expressive canines in art-book form, documenting his incredible style that appeals to so many in a gorgeous oversized format.
This pack contains 500 high-quality origami sheets printed with 12 different colourful and attractive kaleidoscope prints.
A comprehensive, highly illustrated account of the life and work of Canadian artist David Milne
The 21st-century bible of creative screenprinting.
Discover a moment when traditional craft met burgeoning modernism. This revelatory catalogue sheds light on the understudied Vienna woodblock revival of the early 20th century, a uniquely influential artistic current which not only sought to democratize art through mass media but also sowed key stylstic seeds for Die Brucke, Der Blaue Reiter,...
This lavishly produced authoritative monograph presents an in-depth view of the life and work of Utagawa Hiroshige, one of Japan's most revered artists.
This highly regarded survey of the works of a master of Japanese printmaking is now available in a convenient and attractively priced flexi edition.
A definitive exploration of Corita Kent's art, looking beyond her identity as a radical nun to establish her place amid the vibrant pop art movement of the 1960s
Suitable for the beginner and experienced printers who would like to brush up on their technique or bring themselves up to date. This book covers a wealth of different screenprinting methods, from simple ones that can be achieved on a table top at home with minimum equipment, to those that require a professional studio or workshop set-up.
First published in 1937, the Gardener's Diary was both designed and illustrated by the renowned British graphic designer Edward Bawden (1903-1989).
The art of the chiaroscuro woodcut is celebrated in this groundbreaking and generously illustrated book.
A compelling reconsideration of Rembrandt's printed oeuvre based on new research into the artist's life and work