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printmaking

[print-mey-king] /ˈprɪntˌmeɪ kɪŋ/
noun
1.
the art or technique of making, prints, especially as practiced in engraving, etching, drypoint, woodcut or serigraphy.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; print + making
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  • Known largely for his painting and sculpture, he also dabbled in printmaking and performance art.
  • The idea of the production line is echoed in his use of printmaking, in which many copies of the same image can be reproduced.
  • Discussed are the exciting advantages and possibilities of using polystyrene trays found in meat packaging for printmaking.
  • She is widely known for her painting, printmaking and sculpture and now her innovative works on ceramic tile.
  • printmaking, a much younger art than drawing, has provided a means of disseminating drawings and the information they contain.

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