Wood Engraving R.J. Beedham
[Baren] Editor's Introduction
Topics covered in this book:
- Tools, materials, and basic procedure for producing wood engravings.
- The artist interested in exploring this technique, and who has no choice but to 'learn from a book'.
From the original dust jacket flap:
"This little book was written at the instrance of Mr. Eric Gill, who has contributed an excellent introduction. R. John Beedham was apprenticed to one of the old-established firms of wood-engravers in London and is now instructor in Engraving at the London County Council School, Bolt Court, Fleet Street."
One point of particular interest is that the book has been illustrated by the author ... by wood engraving; the book itself thus serves as a perfect example of his methods.
The book is straight-forward, simply written, and provides an excellent overview of the craft.