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woodcut

Michael Clarke

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

Second edition

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199569922
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727146
woodcut

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A printmaking technique of printing in relief from a wooden block usually made from the plank of a fairly soft wood. The artist draws the design either directly onto the block or onto a sheet of paper which is then glued onto the block. A specialist is usually employed to cut away, with ...

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Subjects: Theory of Art

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