Woodcut vs Engraving

Thinking of buying a print and curious about the techniques used by artists? Look no further! Let’s delve into the captivating world of woodcut and engraving, two printing methods with unique characteristics that set them apart. In this post, I’ll guide you through the differences in appearance, techniques, and cultural context. By the end of … Read more

Linocut vs Woodcut (A Simple Comparison: The Difference Between Linocuts & Woodcuts, & How To Choose Between Them)

As an art enthusiast, I believe that purchasing a piece is not only about its appearance but also the story behind it. That’s why I’m excited to explore two highly sought-after printmaking techniques: linocut and woodcut. Join me on this journey as we delve into their unique qualities, compare their pros and cons, and ultimately … Read more

What Is a Woodcut?

Woodcut printing is a technique that has been used for centuries to create stunning works of art. From the bold, graphic lines to the textured surface of the paper, woodcut prints are unique in their appearance and technique. In this blog post, we’ll explore the process of woodcut printing, its unique characteristics, notable artists who … Read more

Why Are Woodcut Editions Limited?

Woodcut prints are a type of printmaking in which a design is carved into a block of wood and ink is applied to the surface of the block to transfer the image onto paper. Woodcut editions are limited in number, typically ranging from 10 to 200 prints per edition. But have you ever wondered why … Read more