Glass and Print
By (author) Kevin Petrie
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Glass and Print by Kevin Petrie
Book DescriptionThe great variety of aesthetic expression possible in printmaking techniques and the unique qualities of glass are explored in Glass and Print, through numerous illustrations and examinations of pieces utilizing both materials. The combination of glass and printmaking offers tremendous potential for artists accustomed to working with either medium. Many techniques may be employed in working with the two. In kiln-forming glass, printed imagery can be sandwiched within a glass form. Relief surfaces can be created by casting glass into molds taken from relief printing blocks. In glass blowing, prints can be enclosed within the glass and blown into three-dimensional shapes. Images can be directly screenprinted onto sheets of flat or architectural glass. Kevin Petrie examines the properties of the materials and methods used in working with glass and print. He offers a range of case studies by international artists and students that showcases the exciting potential and diversity of approaches possible, with practical applications for incorporating these techniques into any artist's repertoire.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780812219463
(235mm x 155mm x 10mm)
Imprint: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publish Date: 25-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Ceramic Transfer Printing, Paperback (January 2011)
This book is aimed at those in ceramics who wish to move into print and transfers. Printmaking allows reproduction of both photographic and 'hand drawn' imagery, pattern and text onto the surface of two and three-dimensional ceramic objects through the creation of transfers.
Glass and Print, Paperback (September 2005)» View all books by Kevin Petrie
Provides information to create high quality prints on glass. This handbook begins with basic processes and then introduces more sophisticated methods in subsequent chapters, offering creative methods of working across the main areas of glass art. The specific materials, mediums and methods are explained.
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Author Biography - Kevin Petrie
Kevin Petrie is Programme Leader for the Master of Arts in Glass at the University of Sunderland.
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