printing technique is among the oldest printing
techniques discovered many centuries ago. In this printing technique, the text,
picture or image to be transferred is engraved on a flat area by means of
wooden boards. It is known that this printing technique, also called
clichography or woodblock printing, originated in China. Later it
started to be used by artists in the west.
Artistic products prepared
with woodblock printing technique are met with interest by art lovers. You can
prepare a perfect piece of work by using wide and flat wooden boards. Today,
people who are interested in this printing technique as a hobby. With the wood
print patterns you prefer; you can create perfect visuals on your bag or
clothes. However, it will be useful to take care to choose the appropriate dyes
for the product you are going to print.
Wood print products, which are
preferred by many people in the decorative sense, offer you the art that comes
from nature. It is distinguished from other handicraft products with its wood
printing technique, which creates a fascinating effect with the warm tone of
Printing Technique Features
You can create differences
with the wood printing technique that you can apply to the wall of your house,
bag or clothes. By applying the wood printing technique, you can both have an
efficient and pleasant time and create special designs at home or on your
clothes. We can list the features of wood printing technique, which has been
frequently preferred in recent years, as follows.
• The patterns you create in a
certain area with the wood printing technique are unique to your taste. The
patterns used in the prints made with natural materials have a very pleasant
• Wood printing technique,
which has color intensity, is also special in terms of color tone. You can
choose high quality and special printing inks to adjust this color density,
which is an attractive feature.
• Wood printing is more
practical compared to other printing techniques. You can apply the wood
printing technique, which is resistant to water and heat, on fabric products or
canvas on areas such as walls.
• Instead of using your wood
prints for printing, you can paint them in the colors you want and display them
decoratively in your home. They take on an attractive decorative task in
different parts of the house, including your children's room.
• Prints made with wood
printing technique can have a very durable structure compared to the preferred
How is Woodblock
In order to print on wood, an
image must be selected first. Then it is necessary to determine the area where
the print will be made. After the area is prepared, it is necessary to find a
wood piece with a wide and straight trunk. If it is a pattern of tiny shapes, a
small piece of wood is sufficient. In the next step, after drawing the image,
it is necessary to carve the wood. Then the wood is painted using special printing
paints. Then it is necessary to transfer the image on the wood. A wood print
pattern is transferred to fabric or paper. It may be necessary to press down so
that the shape on the wood fits the fabric well. All areas to be applied on the
fabric are shaped with the help of wooden printing molds.