The four main types of printmaking are lithography, intaglio, relief and screen printing. There are subsequent printmaking techniques in each of the four main categories.Continue Reading
In lithography, the image is drawn on a flat block of limestone with a grease pen. The stone is flooded with water and inked. The ink only sticks to the grease pen drawing, and the resulting image can be printed.
Intaglio printing involves the etching of an image into a metal plate. The plate is covered with ink and then wiped clean. Ink remains in the etched groves in the plate, and the image can then be printed.
Relief printing involves carving an image into a block of wood. The design is then inked and ready to be printed.
Screen printing involves forcing ink through the holes of a screen to achieve the desired image. All of the holes of a screen are sealed, then only the ones that make up the desired image are opened. Ink is forced through the opened holes in the screen to print the image.Learn more about Graphic Design
Masonic clip art is available in various categories depending on the Masonic organization or lodge; mostly, the graphics are variations of emblems of the Masonic square and compasses, Mark degree, Knights of Malta, Knights Templar and Rose Croix. There are also some graphics of the emblems of the order of the Eastern Star, York Rite, Scottish Rite, Shriners and the Red Cross of Constantine.Full Answer >
The printable borders at PageBorders.net include various Christmas themes, antique frames and confetti. The borders at LeeHansen.com include autumn leaves, flags and a Jolly Roger theme. The borders on both websites are available to download and print for free.Full Answer >
Glass mosaic tiles generally come in monochromatic, textured, geometric or multi-colored patterns. They are commonly sold in sheets with mesh backing to be used in interior design projects, such as kitchen backsplash work, table tops, bathroom walls, floors or shower stalls.Full Answer >
Some of the different types of alphabet-letter images include cartoon styles, calligraphy and the various styles found on most word-processing programs. High-end photographic style images that mimic signs on corporate buildings are popular. Alphabet images are also available for languages that have distinctive letters, such as Greek, Russian and Hebrew.Full Answer >