Wednesday, 19 Jun 2024
Tag: woodcut printmaking

Kaleab Abate, Fantasized Reality, 2022 (detail), Mixed Media on Paper, 101.5x101.5cm Courtesy of Afriart Gallery

Kaleab Abate – The In Between

Kaleab Abate’s print works usher us into a complicated space of existence between comfort and distress. The Ethiopian artist who is based in Addis Ababa had his first open studio session in October 2021, after attending a three-month long artist residency in Kampala, Uganda.

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Art by Henry Mzili Mujunga

Art by Henry Mzili Mujunga

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.

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