Modern Printmaking (Hardcover)

A Guide to Traditional and Digital Techniques

By Sylvie Covey

Watson-Guptill, 9781607747598, 320pp.

Publication Date: January 26, 2016

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Description

A fully illustrated instructional printmaking book presenting step-by-step examples alongside representative works from thirty top contemporary printmaking artists. 

Printmaking is flourishing in the modern era, appealing to both traditional artists as well as those interested in graphic design and digital techniques. This all-in-one guide is both technical and inspirational, examining the history and contemporary processes of relief, intaglio, lithography, serigraphy, mixed media, digital transfers, and post-digital graphics. Featuring step-by-step examples alongside representative works and profiles of top printmaking artists, this colorful resource
provides a truly fresh look at printmaking today, in all its forms.


About the Author

SYLVIE COVEY was born in France and studied graphic arts at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. She has taught digital and photo techniques in printmaking at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York since 2001 and has been an instructor at the Art Students League of New York since 1995. Her work has been exhibited throughout Europe, Asia, and North and South America and has been acquired by major museums and institutions. She lives in New York City.


Praise For Modern Printmaking: A Guide to Traditional and Digital Techniques

“Sylvie Covey’s excellent book on printmaking is not only beautiful and informative but also covers a wide range of printmaking processes, both conventional and digital, with detailed information on tools, inks, papers, and presses. Well designed and visually accessible, this book is a must-have for artists, laypeople, and anyone wanting to know more about the methodology and practice of printmaking.”
—SUSAN CRILE, artist and professor at Hunter College