Printmaking on washi
This is for a visual inspiration about print making on washi (Japanese paper).
📣In-person workshop alert! Exploring Backyard — Cyanotypes on Washi with Liz Menard Sat, 16 July 2022 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM EDT Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that makes use of UVA light — daylight! — to process the image. Using a simple chemical process, and material found in nature (or your home) you will experiment and create a number of small cyanotype prints on a selection of Japanese paper (washi).
Contemporary Woodblock Prints by Takuji Hamanaka Create the Illusion of Depth. "After creating his woodblock print, Hamanaka then embarks on the meticulous journey of repeatedly layering a type of ultra-thin washi paper known as Gampi. What emerges are images that are quiet yet poised with energy that create the illusion of depth and curvature. "
“I have always been drawn to the beautiful fragility of paper. Using Japanese papers (mostly Kozo and Gampi), allows me to have a surface that is fragile and sensible yet strong enough to suffer the beating I impose to the paper while working with monotype.” – Alexandre Masino, Je touche au monde IV, 2014; intaglio, gold leaf & encaustic monoprint on Kozo paper; 12.5″ x 10.5″
Geothermal Topographies I, 2007 Photogravure on kozo shi, oil paint and wax. Beth Ganz is an artist based in New York City where she teaches classes in photogravure and other intaglio printmaking methods. Through photography, printmaking, painting and photogravure, her works aims both at a representation/evocation of nature and a study on landscape painting as an artistic medium.