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Creative techniques, Issue 007 Mar '11, Visual Art »

[3 Mar 2011 | One Comment | ]
How to carve a wood relief

In Startjournal.org’s series of Creative Techniques, artist and lecturer Lilian Nabulime shows you step-by-step how to carve a wood relief so you can create a wooden 2D-sculpture. Wood relief carving has been an art form since ancient times. In relief carving, figures or objects are carved into a flat piece of wood. The general process for relief carving involves removing wood so that the carved object appears to rise out of the wood itself.

Creative techniques, Issue 006 Feb '11, Visual Art »

[2 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
How to do Woodcut Printmaking using a Dark-to-Light Technique

Henry Mzili Mujunga shows you, step-by-step, how to do Woodcut Printmaking using a Dark-to-Light Technique. Woodcut prints are usually strong, simple designs in monochrome or in just a few colors. Because of this, woodcuts have the advantage of being easy to reproduce, which made them a popular form of illustration before modern printing methods. Click here to learn how to print dark-to-light.

Creative techniques, Issue 005 Dec '10, Visual Art »

[15 Dec 2010 | One Comment | ]
How to use fibreglass to make a mould

Ronex Ahimbisibwe shows you, step-by-step, how to first make a mould using fiberglass and resin, then cast a fiberglass piece of art from that mould. With these instructional videos, Start lets you get familiar with creative techniques.