Hand-carved on natural teak wood using traditional carving skills and techniques. It is an actual block used for block printing on fabric, paper, canvas, etc. and can also be used as decoration.
After work, the block should be washed with a brush under running cold water. It is best to use soap. After washing, wipe dry with a towel and leave to dry at room temperature.
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Woodcarving is a form of woodworking that uses a single-handed cutting tool (knife) or two-handed chisel or a chisel and a mallet to create a wood figure.
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Woodblock printing, or block printing, is a technique for printing text, images, or patterns and was widely used throughout East Asia as a method of printing on textiles and later on paper.
Block printing is known to have been used in India since at least the 12th century, but the method is believed to date back about 2000 years. According to one theory, Indian artisans borrowed techniques from China and turned them into culturally unique art forms.
Each page or image is created by cutting out blocks of wood, leaving only some areas and lines of the original level. In the letterpress printing process, it is they that appear and appear as ink on the print. Block engraving is a skilled and laborious task, but it can print a large number of impressions.
iTokri employs skilled artisans to carve intricate patterns and designs from wooden blocks. These wooden blocks can be used to print patterns and patterns on paper, fabric, etc. These wooden blocks can also be used for furniture and interiors to add new patterns and designs
It is used for small and medium-sized print execution. Successful prints range from bold, simple shapes and limited-colour designs to more complex designs in a variety of colours. Block printing is suitable for creating positive and negative images and repeating patterns.