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Woodcut

A block of wood with a letter or image cut into it. Woodcuts were used as an early way to print materials in large quantities. They developed in Asia.
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RAWALPINDI -- The art works of Japanese Woodblock Prints made by the participants of a week-long workshop held earlier was showcased in an exhibition inaugurated here on Wednesday at the Rawalpindi Arts Council.
Nakayama, 85, has made 242 woodblock prints during his professional career which spans 54 years.
edu/aic/collections/asian/highlights View selected works from the Art Institute of Chicago's extensive Asian art department, including woodblock prints by Katsukawa Shunsho, Hokusai, and others.
Japanese woodblock prints were introduced to Hundertwasser in 1950.
It's hard to believe this is a woodblock print and one would be correct to study it in disbelief, because it was created in a very nontraditional manner.
What advantages does a woodblock print have over a watercolor?
Each sheet sells for 1,100 yen and includes five 80 yen stamps and five 50 yen stamps each featuring a famous ukiyoe Japanese woodblock print, with a personal photo printed next to each stamp so that stamp and photo can be used as pair.
DELICATE Corrections, a work by Annu Vertanen, from Finland TRADITIONAL One of the Yoshikawa prints in the exhibition DEMONSTRATION Fusako Yoshikawa will be visiting Northern Print FAMOUS The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai THREE DIMENSIONAL Untitled, a woodblock print by Paul Furneaux
female artist at work Steelworks work of art in wood Zoe Wilson of the Dorman Museum with a woodblock print which is part of previously unseen images of Tees steelmaking in the exhibition by Yorkshire artist Viva Talbot who created the images in the 1930s when it was almost unknown for women to be allowed access to the dangerous steelworks Viva Talbot exhibition: Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough, until July 18.
While Wright developed his love for Japanese art in the 1890s, he began acquiring a large number of prints by woodblock print masters since his first visit to Japan in 1905.
More than 200 images of early maps of Japan, including examples of some especially rare woodblock print maps of the city of Edo (now Tokyo), from UC's East Asian Library Japanese Historical Map Collection are represented in the online collection found at http://www.
An excellent example of a woodblock print made in the Ukiyo-e style, the subject matter depicts people enjoying life in a natural and beautiful setting (see the June 2009 Clip & Save Art Print, Woman and Child Catching Fireflies).