Monotype Life is a dream, then you wake up
Monotype Life is a dream, then you wake up
single print unique impression from a plate worked with oil paint, sometimes uses plexiglass or some other glassy surface (chagoya)
Edition
total number of prints made from plate/block
Lithography curtain
Lithography curtain
a printing process in which the image to be printed is rendered on a flat surface, as on sheet zinc or aluminum, and treated to retain ink while the non-image areas are treated to repel ink, started printing process of colored posters (guston)
Diamond Sutra
Diamond Sutra
woodcut, an important Buddhist text
Relief Print
any printing method in which the image to be printed is raised from a background
Registration
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
Intaglio
the lines or areas that will take the ink are incised into the printing plate, rather than raised above it, includes mezzotint, etching, engraving, drypoint, and aquatint
Mezzotint sequoia and moon
Mezzotint sequoia and moon
itaglio printmaking technique produced by an engraving that has been scraped to represent light or shade (celmins)
Rocker
roughens printing plate, which creates a fine pattern of burrs for mezzotint
Cancelled Block/Plate
after entire edition has been printed, approved, signed, and numbered, the printing surface is destroyed so that no further prints can be made from it
Eadweard Muybridge's Galloping Horse
Eadweard Muybridge's Galloping Horse
He did these photographs to prove all 4 legs were off the ground
Camera Obscura
Camera Obscura
a darkened enclosure in which images of outside objects are projected through a small aperture or lens onto a facing surface, early form of projector, latin for dark room, developed during the renaissance, a drawing aid for realistic paintings
Yin Yang
the ancient symbol from Chinese philosophy that embodies a worldview of mutual interdependence
Photojournalism
photograph that tells a news story, the art or practice of communicating news by photographs, especially in magazines
Daguerreotype
Daguerreotype
the first practical photographic process, invented by Jacques Louis Mande Daguerre and made public in 1839, it produced a single permanent image directly on a prepared copper plate
Alfred Stieglitz
Alfred Stieglitz
the individual most responsible for establishing photography as an art form, photographed The Steerage and did pure photography
Rayogram
Rayogram
An image created by placing objects on light sensitive paper
Lumiere Brothers
first invented workable motion-picture projector
Drawback of Daguerreotype
It required long sittings and it could not be reproduced.
Kodak
camera in 1888, made easier for people to take pictures, changed the history of photography created by George Eastman
Auteur
a filmmaker who has a personal style and keeps creative control over his or her works
Nam June Paik
Nam June Paik
fascinated by television sets, best known for his video art, TV Buddha, videotape still Global Groove
Henri De Toulousse- Lautrec
Henri De Toulousse- Lautrec
often designed Moulin Rouge dance hall posters
Printing Press
made the production of printed materials faster and easily distributed
Symbols
convey information or embody ideas
Industrial Revolution
increased the commercial applications of graphic design as manufacturers needed to market themselves competitively
Cook and Shanosky
Cook and Shanosky
graphic design team developed the familiar set of symbols used today to communicate information across language barriers to international travelers
Cassidy Curtis Graffiti Archaeology
is organized by location and time to effectively display its subject
Commercial Art
graphic design use to be called
Logo
symbols of an organization or product, best way to create corporate identity
Albrecht Durer
Albrecht Durer
created a unified alphabet that could be printed to the masses, went to Italy for seven years, famous wood block artist, magic square
Inkjet
microscopic nozzles spray droplets of ink onto paper according to data in digital image file
Paul Rand
designer in the 1960's designed a lot of memorable logos like the IBM, UPS and ABC logos
etching christ preaching
etching christ preaching
An Intaglio printmaking process in which a metal plate coated with wax is drawn upon with a sharp tool down to the plate and then placed in an acid bath. The acid eats into the plate where the lines have been drawn, the wax is removed, and then the plate is inked and printed. (rembrandt)
engraving saint jerome
engraving saint jerome
an intaglio process in which grooves are cut into a metal or wood surface with a sharp cutting tool called a burin or graver. Also, the resulting print. (durer)
drypoint spider
drypoint spider
a printmaking technique (intaglio) involving drawing directly onto the surface of a metal plate with a sharp, pointed tool, often with a diamond point (bourgeois)
aquatint
aquatint
A way of achieving flat areas of tone: gray or intermediate values of color (goya)
Movable Type
created by Johannes Gutenburg and bibile was the first book it created
woodcut autumn glory
woodcut autumn glory
oldest printing method (mei)
linocut workers of the world
linocut workers of the world
A relief printmaking technique in which the printing surface is a thick layer of linoleum, often mounted on a wooden block for support. Areas that will not print are cut away, leaving raised areas to take the ink. (kent)
screenprinting
screenprinting
a printmaking technique in which stencils are applied to fabric stretched across a frame. Paint or ink is forced with a squeegee through the unblocked portions of the screen onto paper or other surface beneath. Easiest; stencil applied with fabric stretched over frame; Not a reverse image