Printmaking

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Definition

Intaglio

printing from a cut surface

Etching

process of scratching the surface of a material to create a design for printing

Relief

Uses woodcut process; wood is cut away and remaining surface is then rolled with ink and the wood block pressed against the paper; prints from raised surface

Stamping

Type of block print; imprint with a mark that is often repeated and is a goof way to teach patterns

Incising

cutting into a surface to create design or decoration

Block print

a print made by lifitng off(usually with paper) the ink applied to the uncut areas of a surface (such as wood or linoleum block)

Positive.negative Image

pos- shows subject neg- shows background

Reverse Image

opposite directional printing

Lithograph

makes use of stones or metal plates that are treated so that ink will be retained by certain areas. printing accomplished by using a press with a scaper bar. Print from flat surface

Collagraph

printed collages that may use many materials

Monoprint

means that only one print is made, one of a kind

Embossing

making protuberance in a planar surface