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Printmaking: History and ProcessWritten by Donald Saff and Deli Sacilotto. Published by Harcourt Brace, 1978. Softcover, 436 pages with black and white descriptive illustrations.
The authors of this book wrote this textbook in an "attempt to bring together the most complete, accurate, and up-to-date information about all the various printmaking techniques. This book is planned for students of printmaking at the college or university level, as well as for the general reader who wishes to explore the challenging medium of multiples. It will also serve as a basic resource book for the professional printmaker.
The core of Printmaking is in the chapters devoted to the traditional four process categories: relief, intaglio, lithography, and serigraphy. Here will be found detailed instruction for making a woodcut, an engraving, an etching, a mezzotint, a lithograph, a silkcreen print, and countless other variations and combinations."
A must-have for any student of printmaking! This text is used in all university printmaking departments as a standard resource.