The Printmakers' Bible is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of printmaking, including processes, techniques and mixed-media possibilities. It covers everything you need to know, from traditional methods such as lithography, etching and mezzotint, to new experimental techniques such as digital, photoaluminium plates, collagraphs and CAD/CAM. The book also includes essential information on colour theory, designing and preparing prints, choosing paper, setting up a studio, health and safety, tools, equipment and chemicals, making this a must-have book that every printmaker and print studio should own.
Colin Gale and Megan Fishpool are experienced printmakers who work at Artichoke Print Workshop, one of the UK's finest professional printmaking studios. Their work is widely collected and exhibited. Megan Fishpool is an accomplished printmaker and a respected tutor and artist. She is the author of Hybrid Prints and has written for several publications including Printmaking Today and Art Business Today. Colin Gale is a well-known artist and printmaker and the founder and Co-Director of Artichoke. He has written two previous printmaking books: Etching and Photopolymer Intaglio Techniques and Practical Printmaking Techniques.
Introduction Part One Health and Safety Ideas and Inspiration Colour Texture Paper Tools and Equipment Solvents and Chemicals Studio Gallery Part Two Intaglio Relief Collagraph Screenprinting Lithography Monoprinting Computer Programs and Digital Prints Gallery Index Glossary Suppliers List