manière noire

noun

-ˈnwär
: the act or process of producing an overall texture in aquatint by scratching the plate directly with a wire brush or other device or by ruling closely set parallel lines in several directions on the ground before etching

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, black manner

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“Manière noire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mani%C3%A8re%20noire. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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