Variation of How to make a woodcut printing

Japanese woodcut making is varies. One block (contrast of black and white) / One block and hand-colored / Multi-color decomposition method / Key-block method and Sectional method / Negative-print technique (printing on black-paper) / Proceed carving method / End-grain prints / " Kimehanga " using wood grain, etc.

 

woodcut printmaking






Koinobori

One block (contrast of black and white)

Negative-print techniqueMaking is line-carving using veiner and knife

"Senbori" in japanese.



woodcut uratesai


 

 

 

 

Koinobori

Hand-coloring on the back(behind) of the work "Uratesai", using the above " Koinobori " ( Shiko Munakata was well used this technique )

"Uratesai" in japanese.

 


 

 

 

 

White Room

Negative-print technique

Printing is white-gouache on black-paper

This technique is carving line will be black outline. It's possible to make multi-color print with only one block. "Inkokuhou" and "Inkokutasyokusuri" in japanese.

 

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Fujiyama

One block (contrast of black and white)

Making is using veiner, gouge, flat chisel

Block-gradation technique using flat chisel

"Ippansuri" in japanese.

(Image from woodcut print lecture DVD VIDEO "DOKUGAKU" )

 


 

 

 

 

Fujiyama

This method is representative in Ukiyo-e

Multi-color decomposition

Key-block method

"Tasyokusuri syuhanho" in japanese.

 


 

 

 

 

Anthurium

Multi-color decomposition

Sectional method using tracing film.

Gradation-print tecniques : one color-gradation, mixed color-gradation etc.

"Tasyokusuri bunkaiho" in japanese.



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