Printmakers' Secrets

ISBN-10: 0713689110
ISBN-13: 9780713689112
Authors: Anthony Dyson

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This book comprises contributions from individual printmakers, richly illustrated with examples of their work and studios. Each of the nearly seventy participants (all members of London's Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, including several Royal Academicians) has been allocated a double page in which to offer an intimate insight into his or her working procedures, giving the reader the illusion of witnessing - behind the scenes as it were - the daily creative striving of the artist and the patient technical procedures that often underpin it. Their revelations range from the story of a near encounter with Picasso to the benefits of S. W. Hayter's uncompromising tuition at the celebrated…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: A & C Black Weight: 1.540 lbs.