Ch 16: Carving, Woodcuts & Woodblock Printing

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Feel confident in your ability to boost your grades, excel on a test or complete an assignment that covers carving, woodcuts and woodblock printing. This chapter offers fun lessons, short quizzes and a practice exam that can effectively strengthen your knowledge of these art techniques.

Carving, Woodcuts & Woodblock Printing - Chapter Summary

If you need help understanding the basics of carving, woodcuts and woodblock printing, look no further! Our lessons take a close look at relief carving, the history of Chinese woodblock printing, woodcut in art and more. Find out how well you comprehend these art techniques by taking our multiple-choice quizzes and practice exam. Lesson topic questions can be submitted to our experts via the Dashboard. After completing this chapter, you will be able to do the following:

  • Define and list tools and techniques for relief carving
  • Differentiate between low, bas and linenfold relief carving
  • Outline Japan's woodblock printing history, artists and techniques
  • Describe China's history of woodblock printing
  • Discuss woodblock printing in Korea, India and Germany
  • Share the definition and history of as well as artists associated with woodcuts in art
  • Provide details about medieval, Japanese and German Expressionist woodcuts

8 Lessons in Chapter 16: Carving, Woodcuts & Woodblock Printing
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Relief Carving: Definition, Tools & Techniques

1. Relief Carving: Definition, Tools & Techniques

Can you create a sculpture from a solid plank of wood? How would you do it? In this lesson, explore relief carving and learn about some tools and techniques used in the process.

Relief Carving: Low, Bas & Linenfold

2. Relief Carving: Low, Bas & Linenfold

Reliefs are very important parts of art history in many cultures. In this lesson, we'll check out various forms and styles of relief carvings and see how each has been used across history.

History of Woodblock Printing in Japan

3. History of Woodblock Printing in Japan

Woodblock printing was a very important art form in Japan. In this lesson, we are going to explore the history of woodblock printing and see how it impacted Japanese arts.

Japanese Woodblock Printing: Artists & Techniques

4. Japanese Woodblock Printing: Artists & Techniques

Japan is famous for colorful woodblock prints, but how do you create art with a piece of wood? In this lesson, explore Japanese woodblock prints and some of the artists who made them.

History of Chinese Woodblock Printing

5. History of Chinese Woodblock Printing

Where and when was printing invented? Did you know it involved woodblocks? In this lesson, explore the history of Chinese woodblock printing and see some examples of printed works.

Korean, Indian & German Woodblock Printing

6. Korean, Indian & German Woodblock Printing

Some artists use wood to create images. People in many cultures have developed ways to print words and pictures on different surfaces. In this lesson, explore woodblock printing from Korea, India and Germany

Woodcut in Art: Definition, Artists & History

7. Woodcut in Art: Definition, Artists & History

Many materials can be used to make art. Have you ever created an image using wood? In this lesson, explore the history of the woodcut in art and learn about artists who have used this printmaking method.

Woodcuts: Medieval, Japanese & German Expressionist

8. Woodcuts: Medieval, Japanese & German Expressionist

This lesson will focus on the history of woodcuts. We'll explore examples of medieval, Japanese and German Expressionist woodcuts as well as learn about artists who employed this style.

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