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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The artistic design and manufacture of prints, such as woodcuts or silk-screens.

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  • n. The field of art concerned, roughly, with the transferal of ink or paint from a plate or block or through a screen mesh to paper.

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  • n. artistic design and manufacture of prints as woodcuts or silkscreens

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Examples

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  • Usually so-called printmaking and distributor sites are unimpressive, but these guys really seem to know what they're doing.

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  • "The printmaking was a great source of pride - and a great source of community," Griffiths Belt says.

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  • This year's ranking did not include some of UI's most nationally recognized graduate programs, such as printmaking, nursing and physical therapy.

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  • Other than all of the artists using some kind of printmaking method, Wilson said there is no theme to the exhibition, but he's already begun to think about putting together a themed edition of a printmaking exhibition.

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  • If you're at all interested in this kind of printmaking, it is just fascinating.

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  • Such visual effects, when translated to the medium of woodblock cutting, take on an almost ritualised air of aesthetic wonderment, and Yuasa is surely on the way to being recognised as heir to the tradition of woodcut printmaking of his native Japan.

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  • Oh Suk-geun , chief designer at Hyundai, theorizes that the East Asian affinity for muted car colors is rooted in the monochromatic painting, calligraphy and printmaking of centuries past.

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  • The fact that Siguenza graduated from the California College of Arts in Oakland with a Master of Fine Arts degree in printmaking would seem to make him the perfect choice to portray a great artist onstage.

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  • With typical sensitivity, his installation is here composed according to its site; sculpture, film and printmaking refer to Glasgow's architectural and cultural history.

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