Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

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  • noun 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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  • noun artistic design and manufacture of prints as woodcuts or silkscreens

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Examples

  • Doing My Printmaking Homework for November gilcee prints when they hear the word printmaking, a print that's a copy of a painting.

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

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

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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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