Type
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

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 TERMS Crossword

Type
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 Vocabulary Word Search

Type
Word Search
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 Puzzle Crossword

Type
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

the earliest printmaking technique, which was originally used for stamping, designs onto fabrics, textiles, or playing cards. woodcut
a type of printmaking using crayon, ink, turpentine, and water on limestone lithography
a type of print making using stenciling screenprint
invented after the discovery that acid could be used to incise an image into a metal plate etching
the 16th century woodcut printmaker Albrecht Durer
a group of identical impressions printed from the same matrix or matrices. edition
a unique print made by painting or drawing on a smooth, unincised metal or glass plate that is then run through a press monotype
a sheet, made of paper, film, plastic or thin metal, in which lettering or a design has been cut so that ink applied to the sheet will transfer the pattern to the surface beneath stencil
any material applied to a surface to prevent the passage of another material resist
any form of printing, such as woodcut, linoleum cut, or rubber stamping, in which raised areas are linked and printed while recessed areas are not relief printing
a work of art made up of ink on paper and existing in multiple examples print

Printmaking Word Search

Type
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 - Lino Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a print produced when raised surfaces are inked and applied to paper or other materials. Relief printmaking
the surface quality of artwork perceived both visually and through touch. Texture
a skilled craftsman. Artisan
a technique in which a design is incised into a plate of metal, wood, or plastic. A print is then made from the plate. Engraving
a technique in which a metal plate covered with an acid resistant coating is incised by needle scratches. The plate is then immersed in acid and a plate is then made from the plate. Etching
the art of printmaking in any form Graphic art
making lines and figures by cutting into a surface with a sharp tool. Incising
a technique of printmaking where lines and areas are etched, engraved, or scratched beneath the surface of a metal or plastic plate. Ink is then transferred from plate to paper. Intaglio
a method of printmaking from a flat stone or metal plate. A drawing is made on the stone with a greasy crayon which is chemically treated to hold the ink while the remaining surface resists it. A print is then made from the plate. Lithography
sculpture that projects slightly from the surface. Low relief
a technique of relief printmaking in which a design is cut into a block of plank wood with knives and gouges which leaves raised shapes to receive ink. A print is then made from the block. Woodcut
a roller used to apply ink to a wood or linoleum block style plate. Brayer

Printmaking Crossword Word Search

Type
Word Search
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

Print Making Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The type of material used to create images on paper in printmaking. Ink
A flat tool used to rub or (spoon print) images from the plate to the paper. Baren
The tool used to carve out material from a wood block or linoleum to create a relief print. Burin
The tool used to apply ink to a wood block, linoleum, or other surface. Brayer
A process that involves creating a plate or block in which the parts of the block NOT intended to print are carved away. Only the image area remains raised. Examples of relief printing include woodcut, linocut, and wood engraving. Relief Print
A type of printmaking where a variety of textured materials are added to a rigid surface such as cardboard or wood. Ink or pigment is applied to the resulting collage, and the board is used to print onto paper using either a printing press or by hand. Collograph
A form of printmaking where a greasy substance drawn on a flat stone to transfer ink to paper. When the drawing is complete the flat surface of the stone is slightly roughened, or etched. The stone is then moistened with water. The parts of the stone not protected by the greasy drawing soak up the water and then oil-based ink is rolled onto the stone. Ink clings to the greasy drawing and is repelled by the water. The image is then printed on paper in the reverse form. Lithography
Also known as screen printing. This type of printmaking is used to create designs on t-shirts and fabrics. Ink is pushed through a silkscreen and onto a surface using a squeegee. Serigraphy
A form of printmaking where ink is applied to the surface of a plate that has been etched (carved) and then rubbed with stiff cloth to remove most of the excess, leaving ink only in the incisions. A damp piece of paper is placed on top and plate and paper are run through a printing press. Pressure forces the paper into the incisions and transfers the ink to paper. Intaglio
The term used when creating a print from a wood block or linoleum. Block Print

Printmaking Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A painting or sketching that one person makes Artwork
Picture made by little pixels Bit map
Used to expose silk screen Black Light
A picture or painting that goes of screen/edge Bleed
A thin paste Block out
Where ink colors meet Butt Register
edges of artwork such as text having a choppy, saw tooth appearance Jaggies
The jpeg file format is a compressed format JPEG
Characteristic of paper or other substrate Opacity
A hole left in the exposed emulsion Pin Hole
Film that prevents light Positive film
Test sheet made to reveal errors Proof
cross-hair lines register marks
Copy that reads correctly Right reading
Rough version of the layout Rough layout
Run pull of the squeegee across the screen Run
The board that a t-shirt is printed on Platen
Technique of printing Four-color process printing
measure of resolution Dots-Per-Inch
Spreading a thick coat of ink Flood Stoke