Digital Alchemy: Printmaking techniques for fine art, by Bonny Pierce Lhotka

By Bonny Pierce Lhotka

In electronic Alchemy, acclaimed printmaker Bonny Pierce Lhotka exhibits the best way to flip your normal inkjet printer right into a doubtless magical tool able to reworking your revealed photos into precise artistic endeavors. utilizing lots of visuals and simple phrases, Lhotka walks you step by step via over a dozen initiatives. fail to remember printing on dull previous paper, in electronic Alchemy, you’ll how to move and print pictures to various surfaces together with steel, wooden, cloth, stone, and plastic utilizing the ideas Lhotka’s spent years developing.

If you’re a photographer searching for new how one can customize your paintings or a electronic artist who’s able to take your paintings to the subsequent point, you’ll locate the entire instruments, options, and notion you wish during this e-book. Lhotka’s enthusiasm for experimenting with strange printing fabrics and techniques has led her to create new and striking move options, together with one who resembles a Polaroid™ move on steroids. She additionally indicates you the way to make prints utilizing unforeseen, daily fabrics reminiscent of hand sanitizer and gelatin. You’ll even examine direct printing, the approach for sending your customized substrate via your printer virtually as though it have been paper.

In electronic Alchemy, you’ll find out how to:

  • Transfer photographs to steel, wooden, plastic, and different fabrics that won't feed via an inkjet printer
  • Print at once on steel for a fragment of the price of utilizing a print service
  • Simulate a print from a dear UV flatbed printer utilizing a cheap computing device printer
  • Use provider sheets and paintable precoats to print on nearly any surface
  • Achieve near-lithographic caliber electronic prints with move methods to uncoated tremendous paintings paper

In addition to the tutorials within the publication, you could watch Lhotka in motion at the incorporated DVD-ROM, which has over 60 mins of video photos the place you’ll tips on how to practice an alcohol gel move, move a picture to a wood floor, use your inkjet printer to accomplish outstanding prints, and extra. easily insert the DVD-ROM into your computer's DVD force. observe, this DVD-ROM won't paintings in television DVD players.

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