The museum's subject page where you can access study guides, images, and essays on the subject of prints.
Contemporary printmaking blog that runs the gambit from exhibition reviews to technical tips.
A ning social network for printers to share their work, tips, and opportunities with each other.
An online exhibition that explains the basics of printmaking, walks you through each of the main processes, and gives examples of famous prints.
Museums and Galleries Collections
In Print and More
Available in the VRC:
Library books at CSUSB are cataloged with Library of Congress Subject Headings. To explore items catalogued under the subject of printmaking, you may want to use the following subjects in your searches: prints, prints--technique as well as the type of printmaking you're interested in: Lithography, Wood-engraving, Relief printing, etc.
Though the online catalog is a great tool, sometimes it's helpful to go and browse the resources in the library. If you choose to do this, you might want to start in the following call number ranges: NE400-773 (history and artists), NE1000-1352 (Wood engraving), NE1400-1879 (Metal engraving), NE1940-2232.5 (Etching and aquatint), NE2236-2240.6 (serigraphy, a.k.a. silk screen), NE2250-2570 (Lithography).
Proof: The Rise of Printmaking in Southern California / edited by Leah Lehmbeck
NE538 .L67 P76 2011 (Only available in the VRC)
The printmaking bible : the complete guide to materials and techniques /
by Ann d'Arcy Hughes & Hebe Vernon-Morris.
NE850 .H84 2008 (Only available in the VRC)
Professional Organizations and foundations
Los Angeles Printmakers Society
$15 annually for a student membership and access to local printmaking tools and artists
Southern Graphics Council /
$25 annually for an individual membership
The Print Alliance
$19 annually for a student membership
Graphic Artists Guild
$75 for student membership + initial $30)
Minneapolis Institute of Art tutorial videos - links to great introductory tutorials.
Non-Toxic Paint and Print Resource - guide to making prints while steering clear of dangerous chemicals
New Directions in Printmaking - another guide to more healthy and environmentally-friendly printmaking
Washington University Technical Handouts - great instructions on a variety of print techniques