• A quick basics how-to guide to Japanese-style printmaking that I’ve used for workshops and demonstrations: japaneseprintmaking.pdf
  • Articles, encyclopedia, library – just about all you need to know.
  • Woodlike Matsumura: woodblock supplies, Japan
  • McClain’s woodblock supplies, USA
  • Laitinen, Kari et al., The Art and Craft of Woodblock Printmaking, University of Art and Design Helsinki, 2001- woodblock printmaking with oil-based inks and the Japanese watercolour woodcut
  • Salter, Rebecca, Japanese Woodblock Printing, University of Hawaii Press, 2002. Great inexpensive introductory guide.
  • Yoshida, Hiroshi, “Japanese Wood-Block Printing” Sanseido, Tokyo 1939 – the original hanga bible- expensive, but online at
  • Yoshida, Toshi, “Japanese Print-Making”, Tuttle, 1965- many ‘contemporary’ techniques. Often found in larger libraries.