printmaking

noun
print·​mak·​ing | \ ˈprint-ˌmā-kiŋ How to pronounce printmaking (audio) \

Definition of printmaking

: the design and production of prints by an artist

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printmaker \ ˈprint-​ˌmā-​kər How to pronounce printmaking (audio) \ noun

Examples of printmaking in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Normington’s background is in printmaking, and much of her work is done in black and white. Suzanne Pfefferle Tafur, NOLA.com, "Project that turns utility boxes into works of art celebrates 10 years and 250 boxes painted," 24 Dec. 2020 Elliott Jamal Robbins, 32, is an artist who works in a variety of media, including drawing, printmaking, sculpture and video/animation. Akilah Johnson, ProPublica, "How COVID-19 Hollowed Out a Generation of Young Black Men," 22 Dec. 2020 Len studied printmaking in Japan, where a process called suminagashi involves marbling paper with ink floating in water. Washington Post, "In the galleries: Up to his elbows in watery works and lustrous prints," 18 Dec. 2020 Born in Guanajuato, Mexico, Baeza incorporates painting and printmaking to examine how memory, migration and displacement work to create a state of hybridity and fugitivity. courant.com, "Community news for the Enfield edition," 24 Sep. 2020 Combining her interests in cellular biology and printmaking, New Orleans native and Tulane graduate Caroline Masue creates one-of-a-kind textile pieces that capture the intricacies of nature’s designs. Kara Nelson | Contributing Writer, NOLA.com, "Give these great gift items (or just keep them for yourself) and support some New Orleans museums," 3 Nov. 2020 The stenciling reminds him of pochoir, a French form of printmaking used by Picasso and other fine artists. Jenna Ross, Star Tribune, "How George Floyd's death reframed the life of a longtime Minneapolis artist.," 30 Oct. 2020 Born in Guanajuato, Mexico, Baeza incorporates painting and printmaking to examine how memory, migration and displacement work to create a state of hybridity and fugitivity. courant.com, "Community news for the Enfield edition," 24 Sep. 2020 The San Antonio artist has taught printmaking at the Southwest School of Art for more than 20 years. René A. Guzman, ExpressNews.com, "San Antonio’s craziest Halloween decor at historic Jefferson-area home, a treat for trick-or-treaters," 15 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of printmaking

1795, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of printmaking was in 1795

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30 Dec 2020

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“Printmaking.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/printmaking. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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