Monday, 2 January 2012

K is for ... Animal Woodblock ABC

K is for ... Kingfisher

Simple choice as I already know that there are some great woodblock prints of the lovely little birds.

Start with - A W Seaby - who else.




Allen William Seaby (1867-1953)

and a few contemporary printmakers........


Andrew Haslan
See - www.andrewhaslen.co.uk


Christopher Wormell b1955
He is a contemporary British printmaker, considered one Britain's finest wood engravers. Self taught as a wood engraver, his first children's book was "An Alphabet of Animals" which won the Ragazzi Prize at the 1990 Bologna Book Fair.

Robert Greenhalf
See - www.robertgreenhalf.co.uk

and finally a couple of Japanese woodblock prints ............

Hiroshige and Shoson


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