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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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On demobilisation he enrolled in the printing school at St Martin's School of Art, where he studied etching under Clifford Webb and wood engraving under Gertrude Hermes, one of the greatest 20th century wood engravers, later becoming her studio assistant.
Indeed, it is difficult to imagine how anyone could know more about the famed wood engraver, but Tattersfield gives credit where credit is due; his acknowledgements pay tribute to lain Bain, the "doyen of Bewick scholars," for "indulging and encouraging" his research, and taking responsibility for the publication's design, layout, and typography.
On other occasions, the room might be filled with prints by wood engravers, such as Grace Albee or Eliza Gardiner.
In its early years it was distinguished by such wood engravers as George Kruell and Frederick Juengling; in the 1890s it was quick to adopt halftones based on the work of such artists as J.
Between 1922 and 1939, for example, she exhibited 27 prints with the London Society of Wood engravers.
Northern Print, in Newcastle's Ouseburn Valley, played host to the 71st annual exhibition of the Society of Wood Engravers - and opened a new loo decorated by the celebrated Cumbrian ceramicist Paul Scott.
With seven invited artists showing alongside 72 selected from open submission, the exhibition strikes a good balance between RBSA regulars and a cross-section nationwide, including acknowledged standard-setters such as wood engravers Hilary Paynter and Kate Dicker.
The Society of Wood Engravers (SWE) is bringing its 68th annual exhibition to the DLI Museum and Art Gallery from Saturday, December 10.
Christmas cards first began circulating in Britain in the nineteenth century, although wood engravers had produced prints with religious themes in the Middle Ages.
The art loo was officially opened last night with a new display by the Society of Wood Engravers.