• Wood engraving (tonal engraving)

    xylography made on block cut cross grain. Evolved by the English artist and engraver  Thomas Bewick. Compared to woodcut, allows more pictorial effects, tonal variations, therefore called tonal engraving.

  • Woodcut

    variety of xylography, using the woods of less hardness and incised parallel to the vertical axis of the wood’s grain. All lines and spots are carved on both sides with gouge or other instrument.