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cuts out and removes negative space on a relief block
removable tips used to create texture
A small hand held rubber roller used to spread ink evenly on a block or printing plate
marks or taped guide to help you place block /paper in the same place every time
machine used to apply even pressure to paper
carefully aligning each print to the exact same place
the first print pulled for the artists own use
a certain number of prints done in succession that are all alike
create texture and value
a print produced by painting in oil or printer's ink on a slick surface which is then transferred to paper. Each print thus formed is unique although repetition of the process may produce a series of related images. Invented in the 17th C, it has gradually gained great popularity.
surface quality of an object
design made from raised areas or shapes
difference in values, colors, textures, shapes, and other elements
arrangment of elements to create a design that is visually stable
exactly the same on both sides
different on each side; equally weighted
area that draws and holds your attention
flat 2-D figure
natural shape, curvy line
percise shape; straight edges
lines or shapes or colors repeating
the arrangement of seperate parts or elements to create a unified whole
principle that makes all seperate elements seem like they belong
positive shape/ space
the area enclosed by an actual or implied line
negative shape/ space
the area around the enclosed shape
a print that is made immediately after printing a plate or block without the addition of more ink
a multi color layer relief print made from a single block
the quantity of an object or substance with respect to light reflected by the object
combinations of colors that seem to help unify a design
is the repitition of visual movement of the elements
is three dimensional volume that can be empty or filled with objects
The act of dampening a soaked piece of paper between to blotter sheets
Drawing one set of lines over another, in a different direction, to suggest shadows or darker areas.
the unique character of a drawn line as it changes lightness/darkness, direction, curvature, or width
Darkness or lightness of a color
A picture, painting, or drawing of one's self?
..., compressed graphite in most drawing pencils; available in powder or pencil form and in various hardness
Done only in pencil
a printing process by which the design is etched or engraved onto the plate which is covered with ink. the surface is wiped clean leaving ink only in the incised lines andthe impression made directly onto the paper such as a drypoint print
a printmaking process in which stencils are applied to a screen of silk or similar material stretched on a frame. Paint or ink is forced through the open areas of the stencil onto paper beneath.
screen print-makers scrape this tool over a stencil, inking exposed fabric
a semi-solid quick drying ink made especially for use in printing
a variety of techniques developed to create multiple copies of a single image.
Began with the invention of movable type & printing of books to mass produce publications, mag, newspapers. Starts as commercial application & then moved to using the printmaking process to create stand alone works of art.
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