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Artist's proof
a print pulled to show progress an is for the artist's own use; excluded from the numbering of an edition
Banded roll
printmaking method of applying ink to obtain several colors on one printing run; resulting image is blended stripes of color
Brayer
roller used to apply ink to the surface of wood or linoleum befroe printing
Consistency
each print is essentially in the same
Craftsmanship
involves skill and dexterity in handling the techniques of a medium
Edition
total number of duplicate prints pulled and authenticated by artist for distribution; 12 print in edition of 50 is (12/50)
Gouges
scoop-shaped tools used to remove wood or linoleum when making relief prints
Inking plate
surface to roll ink upon; generally a glass surface
Intaglio
a print made from a lowered surface; metal or plastic plate is used
Lithograph
print made from a greasy design drawn on a limestone surface
Mat
cardboard border used to frame a design
Mirror image
reverse picture that occurs when prints are made from wood or linoleum
Printmaking
technique used to make multiple copies of the same design
Pull
to print an image
Reduction block print
relief made by alternating, cutting, and prinitng the same lineoleum or woodblock; usually from light to dark colors
registration marks
marks made on the paper surface to help insure that the print image is in the exact same position every time it is printed
relief print
print made from a raised surface such as wood or linoleum
serigraphy
(silk screen) print made through a surface
clay
earthy mineral substance, plastic when wet and rock-like when fired
ceramicsq
another term for clay
Grog
clay that has been fired and ground into granules
plasticity
allows clay to be easily manipulated and still maintains it shape
wedging
process of kneading, folding and rolling clay to remove air pockets and make clay smooth
score
process of roughening edges of clay to join two pieces together
slip
watery clay used to glue two pieces of clay together
firing
heating of clay or glaze to a specific temperature
Potter's Wheel
machine that froms pottery, electric or kick wheel
Plaster of Paris
gypsum used in ceramics to make molds or bats, absorbs moisture from clay