Ch 8 Vocabulary - Ch 8 Printmaking Printmaking methods are...

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Ch 8: Printmaking Printmaking methods are divided into four basic categories: Relief, Intaglio, Lithography & Serigraphy I. Basic vocabulary 1. Matrix – prepared design surface used to transfer (usually pressure) to a receiving surface 2. Impression – Print image left by matrix on receiving surface 3. Edition – the number indicating the printing order for a limited printing II. Relief (Same concept as the rubber stamp) – printing method where printed image is “raised” above background 1. Wood cut a. image drawn to block of wood ( along grain ) b. parts NOT printed are cut/gouged out of wood = image raised c. ink only raised image d. block pressed to paper & rubbed to transfer ink a. registration – verifying blocks lined up perfectly when printed (no gaps/overlapping) 2. Wood Engraving – like wood cutting but cut across grain 3. Linocut – similar to woodcut but using Linoleum a. Linoleum = much softer limits number of crisp impressions possible b.
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