Printmaking refers to the usage of a variety of media to be able to make a number of images, or several duplicates. With the development of digital printing, it is perhaps difficult to visualize that at some point in time all printed matters, both images and letters, were produced by hand. In printmaking, a completed original print is achieved with successive impressions created through exposure to an inked or uninked natural stone, woodblock, plate, or screen. This primary print will be different from printed reproductions of fine art which is present in other media just like painting as well as drawing.
→ continue reading »