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 printmaker (audio) \ noun

Examples of printmaking in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With a degree in printmaking, Martino said the inspiration for mosaics came from wine. Rachel K. Hindery,, "‘New Types of Beauty:’ Garden Walk Highlights Area Gardens," 16 July 2019 Makamo is most known for his printmaking work at David Krut Print Studio in 2006. Nandi Howard, Essence, "Carmelo Anthony Presents Melo Made Collection 2," 7 Sep. 2019 Speaking of art, this year’s festival will feature dozens of media, including painting, photography, jewelry, glassblowing, metalworks, ceramics, mixed media printmaking, woodworking and more. Rich Heileman,, "Berea to host 29th annual Arts Fest: Around The Town," 30 Aug. 2019 In time, his practice branched out to include printmaking, photography and drawing. Jordan Riefe, The Hollywood Reporter, "Ed Ruscha Treasure Trove to be Auctioned by Christie's (Exclusive)," 14 Aug. 2019 Isenhart said entries are divided into the show categories: additional media; ceramics; drawing, illustration, printmaking; enamel; fiber; glass; jewelry; leather; mixed media; painting; photography; sculpture/metalwork and wood. Carol Kovach,, "Lakewood Arts Festival draws big crowds for 42nd annual event," 6 Aug. 2019 Currently, more than 80 artists working in wide-ranging mediums from painting and ceramics to printmaking and stained glass are happy to show visitors around. Patti Nickell, Dallas News, "History comes to life in vibrant Alexandria, Va.," 30 July 2019 Studio is open to painters of any medium (the printmaking studio is not open). Sarah Bonnette,, "Artscape: Movie poster pop-up coming to St. Tammany Art Association," 19 June 2019 Currently 82 artists working in wide-ranging mediums from painting and ceramics to printmaking and stained glass are happy to show visitors around. Patti Nickell,, "Near the nation’s capital, Alexandria offers history come to vibrant life," 1 July 2019

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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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