planographic printing

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Noun1.planographic printing - the process of printing from a surface on which the printing areas are not raised but are ink-receptive (as opposed to ink repellent)
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
collotype, collotype printing, photogelatin process - a photomechanical printing process that uses a glass plate with a gelatin surface that carries the image to be reproduced; can be used with one or more colors
lithography - a method of planographic printing from a metal or stone surface
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The reason Weeden's multitudinous tints did not take over the color printing world lies in the very details of why the established relief, intaglio, and planographic printing processes have endured even to this day.
The technique of the planographic printing is based on the selective wetting of the nonprinting areas by the fountain solution and the wetting of the printing elements by the printing ink.