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Words Related to Arts and Crafts - Printmaking

Here you will learn some English words related to printmaking such as "collotype", "etching", and "metalcut".

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collotype
[noun]
a photographic printing process that uses a gelatin-coated plate to produce high-quality prints with a wide tonal range and a delicate, velvety texture
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computer printing
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the process of producing printed materials, such as documents, graphics, or photographs, using a computer and a printer
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dye-sublimation printing
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a printing process that uses heat to transfer dye onto a substrate, such as paper or fabric, producing high-quality, long-lasting prints with vibrant colors and fine details
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giclee
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a high-quality digital printing process that uses specialized inkjet printers and archival quality inks to create fine art prints with exceptional color accuracy, clarity, and longevity
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inkjet printing
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a digital printing process that uses small droplets of ink to produce high-quality, full-color prints on a variety of materials, including paper, fabric, and plastic
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laser printing
[noun]
a digital printing process that uses a laser beam to transfer toner onto a substrate, typically paper, producing high-quality, fast, and precise prints
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solid ink
[noun]
a digital printing process that uses solid sticks or blocks of ink that are melted and applied to a substrate, such as paper or fabric, producing high-quality, vibrant prints with sharp details and minimal waste
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thermal printing
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a digital printing process that uses heat to transfer ink or dye onto a substrate, typically paper or labels, producing high-quality, durable prints
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intaglio
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a printing technique in which the image is carved into the printing plate and the carved part holds the ink
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letterpress
[noun]
a type of printing process that uses a raised plate with characters to transfer ink to paper
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linocut
[noun]
a type of relief printing process that uses a sheet of linoleum with a design cut into it to transfer ink to paper
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lithography
[noun]
a type of printing process that uses a flat stone or metal plate with a design etched into it to transfer ink to paper
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monotype
[noun]
a type of printing process that uses a metal or plastic plate with a design etched into it to transfer ink to paper
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offset printing
[noun]
a type of printing process that uses a flat stone or metal plate with a design etched into it to transfer ink to paper
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planographic printing
[noun]
a type of printing process that uses a flat stone or metal plate with a design etched into it to transfer ink to paper
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printing press
[noun]
a type of printing machine that uses a flat metal plate with a design etched into it to transfer ink to paper
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relief printing
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a printing technique in which an image is carved in relief on a printing block, such as wood or linoleum, and ink is applied to the raised surface of the block before it is pressed onto paper or another substrate
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metalcut
[noun]
a printmaking technique that involves carving a metal plate, typically copper or zinc, with a chisel or graver to create an image
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etching
[noun]
the art or process of cutting or carving designs or writings on a metal surface using an acid or a laser beam
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wood engraving
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a relief printing technique that involves carving a design into the end-grain of a block of wood, typically boxwood, using specialized engraving tools
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woodcut
[noun]
a relief printing technique that involves carving a design into a block of wood, inking the surface, and then printing the image onto paper or another substrate
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screen printing
[noun]
the technique of putting a design or pattern of ink or metal on a surface through a screen of silk or fine material
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woodblock printing
[noun]
a technique used in printmaking that involves the use of a carved wooden block to create a design or pattern on paper or fabric
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cerography
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a printing process that involves engraving an image onto a ceramic plate, which is then inked and printed onto paper or another substrate
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pointille
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a printmaking technique in which dots of ink are applied in patterns to create tones, textures and images
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mezzotint
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an intaglio printing technique that involves roughening a metal plate with a special tool called a rocker to create a textured surface that can hold ink
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aquatint
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an etching technique that involves creating a tonal range on a metal plate by exposing it to an acid-resistant resin that is then heated
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engraving
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the art or process of carving an artistic shape or pattern on a hard material
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drypoint
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an intaglio printing technique that involves scratching an image directly onto a metal plate, typically copper, using a pointed tool
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digital printing
[noun]
a modern printing method that involves transferring digital images or text directly onto paper or other materials using a computer and a printer
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hectograph
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a printing process that involves transferring ink from a master copy onto a gelatin pad, which can then be used to produce multiple copies of the original image or text using a press or by hand rubbing
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