What is Printmaking?
Printmaking means creating an image by transferring ink from a plate or through a stencil onto paper (or a similar flat surface).
So unlike painting, printmaking is an indirect way of creating an image - the paint or ink is not applied directly to the paper but to the plate or stencil, and then transferred to paper.
The use of a plate or stencil means for most printmaking methods the process .....
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