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wood engraving

[′wu̇d in‚grāv·iŋ]
(graphic arts)
An engraving carved on the edge grain of a piece of wood.
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Renton was first exposed to lettering by Percy Delf Smith's former partner George Mansell at Harrow Art School, then apprenticed as a wood engraver to one of London's few remaining engraving firms, before finally setting up a practice as an engraver and sign writer in the Sussex countryside in the early 1960s.
As well as a wood engraver, prose writer, and maker of books, Joseph Crawhall II (1821-1896) was a businessman, patron of the arts, campaigner for the preservation of architecture, collaborator of Punch magazine's Charles Keene, collector of antiquities, and angler.
At the close of the first volume, Tattersfield makes it abundantly clear that Bewick raised the standard and quality of woodcuts to such heights that wood engravers finally had a high standard to emulate.
The souq will give the shoppers a taste of ancient Arabia with demonstrations from a variety of craftsmen such as a carpet weaver from Iran , a wood engraver from Morocco and a glass blower from Egypt .
Its founder was Iain Macnab, a progressive art teacher and wood engraver who had been joint principal at Heatherley's.
Wood engraver Edwina Ellis won a Mint competition to design the coins.
A wood engraver would then carefully cut a series of wood blocks that exactly followed the artist's drawing.
The interpretation of tone into line for the type press, to which the wood engraver gave a lifetime, will devolve more and more upon him (Blackburn 1901, pp.
The collection includes original artworks by Thomas Bewick, the Northumbrian-born wood engraver and naturalist, and the project will make this available online for the first time.
While Annesley was an accomplished wood engraver and artist, one senses that she never achieved her full potential.
Perhaps best known these days for his statue of Prospero and Ariel on the BBC''s Broadcasting House in London and for designing the lettering font that bears his name, Gill was a master stone carver and wood engraver.
It's one of the pieces in an exhibition at the Ikon Gallery devoted entirely to British wood engraver, artist and naturalist Thomas Bewick.