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BENCH HOOK
LINOCUT
PLATE
WOODCUT
BLOCK PRINT
SILKSCREEN
ARTIST PROOF
RELIEF
MONOPRINT
EDITION
PRINT
PRINTING PRESS
INK
BRAYER
PRINTMAKING

PRINTMAKING Crossword

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Description

The surface upon which an image is created. It can be made of linoleum, wood, metal, etc. Plate
A roller used to transfer ink to the block or plate. Brayer
Usually tacky and thick, coloring matter is composed of pigment. Ink
Tool used to apply pressure by hand with which to transfer the image from the plate to the paper. baren
Printmaking process where the image is printed from a raised surface that is produced by cutting away the non-image from the block usually made of wood or linoleum. Relief
Printmaking process in which paper is pressed into depressed lines made by acid etching or by scratching with a sharp tool. The depressed lines are filled with ink via wiping and transferred onto paper via a press. Intaglio
Knives used to carve ‘non-image’ areas from a wood or linoleum block. Gouge
Set of prints that are identical, signed and numbered. Edition
A metal or wooden plate with a raised edge on each end (opposite sides) to hold the plate while carving. Also used to hold ink as you use the brayer. Bench Hook
The actual picture the artist makes from a printmaking process. Print
A device used by a fine art printmaker to produce prints one copy at a time. It applies pressure between paper and an inked plate. Printing press
Printing process made by forcing ink through a stencil attached to a woven mesh. Silkscreen
Kind of intaglio print made by using acid to bite grooves into the metal printing plate. Etching

Printmaking Vocabulary Word Search

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Description

Registration
Proof
Lithography
Silkscreen
Relief
Scratchfoam
Collograph
Picasso
Marilyn
Warhol
Goya
Engraving
Block
Printmaking
Monoprint
Hokusai
Ink
Edition
Benchhook
Print
Intaglio
Etching
Durer
Brayer
Baren

Printmaking Word Search

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Word Search
Description

CROSS HATCH
HATCHING
SCUMBLING
POINTILLISM
KATAKANA
PAPER
WOODEN SPOON
LINOLEUM PRINT
MONOPRINT
SILKSCREEN
INTAGLIO
REDUCTION PRINT
ENGRAVING
IMPRESSION NUMBER
BAREN
RELIEF PRINT
BLOCK
EDITION
GOUGE
NEGATIVE SPACE
POSITIVE SPACE
PRINTING PRESS
BRAYER
GYOTAKU
DRY POINT
ETCHING
PRINT
COLLAGRAPH
TRIAL PRINT
PRINTMAKING

PRINTMAKING TERMS Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A printmaking technique in which the image is printed from a raised surface, usually produced by cutting away non-image material. RELIEF
A type of relief print in which the image is cut into a piece of linoleum (similar but harder than our soft kut material) LINOLEUM PRINT
A small hand held rubber roller used to spread printing ink evenly on a surface before printing BRAYER
The actual picture the artist makes from a printmaking process PRINT
In relief printing, a blade tool for clearing non-image areas from a block of wood or linoleum or soft kut rubber block GOUGE
The number of a print in an edition. The first three prints in an edition of 10 would be 1/10, 2/10, 3/10 etc. IMPRESSION NUMBER
The art of designing and producing prints using a printing block, woodcut, etching, lithographic, or screen printing. PRINTMAKING
A metal or wooden plate with a raised edge on each end (opposite sides) to hook on to a table. Can be used as an area to roll and spread ink or to hold a block while carving. BENCH HOOK
In printing, a piece of thick, flat material, with a design on its surface, used to print repeated impressions of that design. Called a plate in etching and engraving (metal) BLOCK
One of a small group of prints set aside from the edition for the artist's use ARTIST'S PROOF
Coloring material composed of pigment (color) and is thicker than paint, used in printing. INK
A set of identical prints, that are numbered and signed. This set of prints have been pulled by or under the supervision of the artist and are authorized for distribution EDITION
A printing process by which areas are blocked out to keep ink from non-image areas STENCIL
A print pulled in an edition of one. There is no series of identical prints that are signed and numbered. It is actually an image usually painted on glass or plexi-glass and transferred to paper MONOPRINT
When lines are cut into a metal plate with a v-shaped tool called a burin, ink is then forced into these lines and wiped from the flat surface of the plate, which is then printed with paper that has first been soaked in water and then blotted. The damp paper is forced down into the grooves in a printing press, where it picks up ink ENGRAVING
A device used by fine art print-makers to produce prints one copy at a time. It applies pressure between a sheet of paper and an inked printing block PRINTING PRESS

Printmaking Crossword Word Search

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Description

Baren
Benchhook
Block
Brayer
Cassatt
ChristPreaching
Durer
Edition
Engraving
Etching
Gouge
Goya
Hands
Hokusai
Ink
Intaglio
JaneAvril
Marilyn
Maternalcaress
Monoprint
Picasso
Print
Printmaking
Relief

Printmaking Puzzle Crossword

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Crossword
Description

round, smooth pad used to press paper against an inked wood or linoleum block baren
metal or wooden plate with a raised edge on each end to hold a woodcut or linocut in place while cutting Bench Hook
piece of thick, flat material with a design on its surface, used to print repeated impressions of that design Block
small roller used to spread printing ink evenly on surface before printing Brayer
a tool used by an engraver with a steel shaft and a sharp point at one end and a handle at the other Burin
a technique for gluing smaller pieces of paper onto a print while printing paper with this method Chine Colle
A print made from an image built up with glue and other collage-type materials Collagraphy
a set of identical prints that are numbered and signed Edition
a means of incising lines in a metal plate with acid for printing in the itaglio technique Ethching
In relief printing, a tool for cutting and clearing areas from a block of wood or linoleum Gouge
Any of the techniques in which an image or tonal area is printed from lines or textures scratched or etched into a metal plate (engraving, etching, drypoint, aquatint, lift ground, soft ground) Intaglio
type of relief print in which the image is cut into a piece of linoleum Linoleum Print
A printing technique in which the image is drawn on a very flat slab of limestone (or a specially treated metal plate) Lithograph
A print pulled in an edition of one. There are no series of identical prints that are signed and numbered Monoprint
A device used by a fine art printmaker to produce prints one copy at a time. It applies pressure between a sheet of paper and an inked printing plate Printing Press
Prints made a t various stages during the creative process to act as guidelines for further stages to change, correct or improve the image Proofs
Adjustment of separate plates, plates, blocks, screens or paper in color printing to ensure correct alignment of the colors Registration
a technique in which the image is printed from a raised surface Relief
A means of making prints by creating a raised design on a flat surface Relief Print
A form of stencil printing in which the stencil is adhered to a fine screen for support Screen Print
a printing process by which areas are blocked out to keep ink from non-image areas Stencil

Printmaking Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is thicker than paint, slow drying and comes in many differnt colors? Ink
Also called a plate Block
A metal or wooden plate with a raised edge on each end (opposite sides) to hold a linocut in place on the table while cutting Bench hook
A roller with a handle Brayer
The process of designing and producing prints using a printing block, woodcut, etching, lithograph or screen-printing Printmaking
The image made from printmaking process Print
A set of identical prints that are numbered and signed Edition
A tool for clearing non-image areas from a block of linoleum Gouge
Printmaking technique in which the image is printed from a raised surface, usually produced by cutting away non-image material Relief
A round, smooth tool used to press paper against an inked linoleum block to transfer image to paper Baren
A print pulled in an edition of one. The image usally painted on plexi-glass, and transferred on paper Monoprint
Printmaking texnique where ink is deposited below the surface of the plate, Examples are engraving and etching Intaglio
When lines are cut into a metal prate with a v-shaped tool called a burin Engraving
A printmaking technique where a drawing is scratched through wax-covered or tar covered metal pate which is then place in acid that eats into the exposed areas making grooves in the metal Etching

Printmaking Vocabulary Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A small roller used to spread printing ink evenly on a surface before printing brayer
A tool for cutting and clearing areas from a block of wood or linoleum gouge
When printing multiple colors, the adjustment of the block to ensure correct alignment of colors registration
A set of identical prints that are numbered and signed edition
A round, smooth pad used to press paper against an inked wood or linoleum block. Can also use a wooden spoon. baren
Metal or wooden plate with a raised lip on each edge to hold a wood or linoleum block in place while cutting bench hook
A technique in which the image is printed from raised areas on the printing plate relief
A type of relief print in which the image is cut into a piece of linoleum linocut
A sheet of any material prepared to be inked in order to make prints plate
A device used to produce prints one copy at a time. It applies pressure between a sheet of paper and an inked surface printing press
A printmaking process which uses the same block to print all of the colors, involves gradually carving down the block after each color is printed reduction
The artist thought to be the inventor of reduction linoleum printing picasso

Chapter 8 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

an intaglio printmaking method in which lines are cut into a metal plate using a sharp tool called a burin, which creates, V-shaped channel engraving
the first of the northern European artists who seems to us “modern” in his outlook AlbrechtDurer
a print making method in which the image is transferred to paper by forcing ink through a fine mesh in which the areas not meant to print have been blocked screenprinting
“silk writing” silkscreen
a lithographic process which means that the printing surface is flat not raised planographic
an aquatint designed by Mary Cassatt WomanBathing
in printmaking to project selected areas of a plate from the bite of acid by coating them with a resistant varnish stoppedout
acidic-resistant substance made from beeswax, asphalt, and other materials ground
a multiblock woodcut designed by Chao Mei AutumnGlory
in printmaking, the precise alignment of impressions made by two or more printing blocks or plates on the same sheet of paper, as when printing an image in several colors registration
one of the three historical methods for making art prints lithography
describes any printing method in which the image to be printed is raised from a background relief
in print making, the total number of prints made from a given plate or block edition
a surface in which a design is prepared before being transferred through pressure such as paper matrix

Printmaking Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A small hand-held rubber roller used to spread printing ink evenly on a surface. Brayer
a piece of thick, flat material, can be made from metal, rubber, wood or cardboard Plate
the process of designing and producing multiple prints printmaking
set of identical prints, that are numbered and signed. edition
in relief printmaking, a tool used for claering non-image areas from a block of wood or linoleum gouge
printing from a raised surface, usually produced by cutting away non-image material relief
a print made by forcing ink through a stencil attached to a woven mesh. silkscreen
(an Italian term) the ink is deposited below the surface of the plate which has been corroded, scratched, or incised. intaglio
when lines are cut into a metal plate with a tool called a Burin engraving
a drawing is scratched through a wax-covered metal plate which is placed in acid that eats into the exposed areas. etching
the image is drawn onto the surface of a thick piece of limestone. The resistance of oil to water make it work lithograph
adjustment of separate plates, blocks to assure correct alignment of colors registration
proof pulled to check the progress of the print before printing a series test print
when one block is printed several times, removing a portion of the surface as you change colors reduction
a print pulled in an edition of one. image is painted on plexi glass monoprint
German, woodcut artist from the 1500's who did The Four Horsemen of the Apocolypse Albrect Durer
Japanese, woodcut artist, The Great Wave Hokusai
French, poster maker of The Moulin Rouge Toulouse Lautrec
American Pop Artist, silkscreens of the famous and Campbell's soup cans Andy Warhol