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Tamarind Techniques for Fine Art Lithography

Devon, Marjorie (Book - 2008)
Tamarind Techniques for Fine Art Lithography
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#147;Tamarind has been an informed energy, not an institution: an active expression of a yearning for creative freedom and excellence. #151;June Wayne, founder nbsp; Eagerly awaited by artists and fine art printers everywhere, this comprehensive, all-new book created by the director and staff of the Tamarind Institute of Lithography at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, covers all facets of fine art lithography, from setting up a workshop of any size to pulling a successful edition. It offers complete, illustrated step-by-step instructions for all techniques in use today; up-to-date health and safety information; and full-color plates of over forty years' worth of lithographs created at Tamarind. Unrivaled in scope, this extraordinary manual will be an invaluable reference for students of the medium#151;and a treasured resource in lithography workshops around the world#151; for years to come.
Authors: Devon, Marjorie
Title: Tamarind techniques for fine art lithography
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 2008
Characteristics: xvii, 302 p. :,col. ill. ;,30 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Marjorie Devon, with Bill Lagattuta and Rodney Hamon
Contents: The lithography workshop
General facility needs
Dedicated work areas
Workshop location
Workshop models
Legal structures for private professional workshops
Business models
Public relations
Health and safety
Personal protective equipment
Responsible storage and disposal
Additional safety practices
Regulatory and oversight agencies
General health and safety guidelines
Material data safety sheets (MSDS)
Health and safety guidelines for products commonly used in lithography
General equipment and materials
Hand press equipment
Gereral shop equipment
The development of papermaking
Papermaking methods
Physical properties
Problems associated with papers
Fine papers for proofing and editioning
Miscellaneous papers for the workshop
Ordering paper
Storing papers and inventory control
Preparing papers for edition printing
Marking registration
Physical properties of inks
Ingredients of lithographic inks
Black inks
Color inks
Metallic inks
Stone lithography
The lithographic stone
Stone preparation
Drawing preparation
Basic drawing materials and techniques
Etching the stone
Registration guide for multiple-run lithograph
Aluminum plate lithography
Types of aluminum plates
Plate preparation
Drawing preparation
Basic drawing materials and techniques
Processing an aluminum plate
Corrections after initial rolll-up
The second etch
Creating films
Exposing and printing commercial positive plates
Exposing and printing hand-coated negative plates
Albumen on stone
Additional techniques
Transfer lithography
Subtractive techniques
Reversal techniques
Line engraving
Unconventional drawing materials
Chine collé
Dusting with powders
Polyester plates
Waterless lithography
Proofing and editioning
Preliminary proofing in black ink
Preliminary proofing in color
Making corrections
Bon à Tirer
Printing the edition
Cleaning up
Curatorial concerns
Quality control
Identifying marks
Signing and numbering
Designation of proofs
Edition documentation
Storage and care of original prints
Packing and shipping prints
Matting and framing prints
Measurement conversion chart
ISBN: 0810972425
Branch Call Number: 763 D499t 2008
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-291) and index
Subject Headings: Lithography Technique
Topical Term: Lithography
LCCN: 2008033080
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