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woodcut

[′wu̇d‚kət]
(graphic arts)
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Two of these are shown in the woodcut united together.
But the seaman of the last generation, brought into sympathy with the caravels of ancient time by his sailing-ship, their lineal descendant, cannot look upon those lumbering forms navigating the naive seas of ancient woodcuts without a feeling of surprise, of affectionate derision, envy, and admiration.
Rostopchin's broadsheets, headed by woodcuts of a drink shop, a potman, and a Moscow burgher called Karpushka Chigirin, "who- having been a militiaman and having had rather too much at the pub- heard that Napoleon wished to come to Moscow, grew angry, abused the French in very bad language, came out of the drink shop, and, under the sign of the eagle, began to address the assembled people," were read and discussed, together with the latest of Vasili Lvovich Pushkin's bouts rimes.
We may give a further word of mention to the voluminous Francis Quarles, who in his own day and long after enjoyed enormous popularity, especially among members of the Church of England and especially for his 'Emblems,' a book of a sort common in Europe for a century before his time, in which fantastic woodcuts, like Vaughan's 'Silex Scintillans,' were illustrated with short poems of religious emotion, chiefly dominated by fear.
Abano is a noted printmaker who specializes in woodcut, the earliest-known relief-printing method that originated in 5th-century China to decorate textiles.
ISLAMABAD: A three-day duo show featuring paintings of Woodcut, Batik, Calligraphies and landscapes by renowned artists Tasneem Shahzad and Rashid Khan started here Wednesday at Pakistan National Council for Arts (PNCA).
ISLAMABAD -- A workshop on woodcut prints held here Thursday at the National Art Gallery (NAG) by renowned artist Tasneem Shahzad.
ISLAMABAD -- A three-day exhibition of Woodcut and Batik paintings by renowned artist, painter, graphic designer, decorator, photographer, Tasneem Shahzad will be opened here on Wednesday(Tomorrow) at Pakistan National Council for Arts (PNCA).
This could be surface-relief printing as in woodcut or lithography--or intaglio methods in which the ink is drawn onto the paper from thin grooves on a metal matrix.
An inky blackness descends and shrouds Zarina's woodcut My Dark House at Aligarh, 2017.
With her new work on show in London, the Leipzig-based artist Christiane Baumgartner tells Thomas Marks about her early introduction to woodcut and her more experimental approach to the medium today