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frisket

(ˈfrɪskɪt)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a light rectangular frame, attached to the tympan of a hand printing press, that carries a parchment sheet to protect the nonprinting areas
[C17: from French frisquette, of obscure origin]
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[USPRwire, Fri Sep 28 2018] Frisket Masking Film Market - Overview Films are a key packaging format in the flexible films market and have been witnessing steady growth in demand, especially with the rise in preference for flexible films over their rigid counterparts.
It was found that the maps wouldn't strip from a solid block inked with metallic silver, so a frisket finger was required.
"four-double cylinder press, the hand press, the frisket and
These remnants, visible only through close attention and raking light, are the results of bearing type protected from inking by a frisket, or the distension of printed sheets which are subsequently beaten into a solid text block.
I assume he accomplished this by using masking sheets or frisket with an airbrush, or silkscreen printing.
Among the topics so handled are the following: colophons, copyright, e-books, frisket, hand composition, incunabula, ink, lithography, matrix, offset printing, papermaking, parchment, rotary presses, and wooden hand presses.
The concept of light and dark value can be further extended through use of frisket paper once the student has grasped the concept of shape in moving the turning ribbon.
Bob frowns and Frisket wags his tail as a new game descends into Mainframe.
In his 1903 study of early English music, the medievalist Robert Steele (1860-1944) hinted that he had found the key to early modern printing processes: "in the cover of an early French binding a number of vellum masks; showing that red initials were printed from the whole page of type." (1) They were frisket sheets, protective masks placed in the part of the common press called the "frisket" and used for printing red in addition to black ink.
In "Industrial Strength," secondary-level students see the functional as great subject matter for paintings, and upper-elementary children use tints, shades and blends in "Fantastic Chagall." "Shadow Paintings" (page 42) has high-school artists observing the beauty and character of shadows as they encounter the principles of positive and negative shapes, acquaint themselves with the "resist" technique of frisket painting, and discover the beauty of wet-on-wet painting.
For example in Chapter 6--"Covering the Tympan and the Frisket"--this activity is broken down into discrete steps, and specific instructions are extracted from the various source manuals and presented in chronological order of their publication.
Using an airbrush can create a smooth, gradual appearance, or if used with frisket paper (a mask laid over certain areas to prevent color on that area), one may obtain very sharp images.