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The artistic design and manufacture of prints, such as woodcuts or silk-screens.

print′mak′er n.
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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a person who makes print, esp a craftsman or artist in this field
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(ˈprɪntˌmeɪ kər)

a person who makes prints, esp. an artist working in one of the graphic mediums.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.printmaker - an artist who designs and makes printsprintmaker - an artist who designs and makes prints
artist, creative person - a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
engraver - a printmaker who prints from an engraved printing plate
lithographer - a printmaker who uses lithography
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Davies was one of 50 creatives across the UK commissioned to produce a new work of art on the theme: "In post-Brexit Britain, who are we?" Another exhibitor, Alan Figg, has been an artist and printmaker for many decades.
Over the last couple of years, the centre and museum has organised an exhibition at the end of each year dedicated to one new Cypriot printmaker. This year, the museum found the need to create a group exhibition that showcases various artists and aims to be an annual event.
Throughout his remarkable career, his fascination with the process of making multiples has never waned and he has incorporated these iconic themes into his work as a printmaker. His latest work, however, features abstract themes that are bold and unique to his oeuvre.
Apart from this, "TIRADA" also asks questions relevant to the future of printmaking and the Pinoy printmaker. "This exhibition is built around a range of concerns: the aesthetic integrity and intelligence of the work of the print and the status of the printmaker as an artist; the validity of appropriation within the artistic system of the print; the capacity of the print to respond to socio-political reality; the self-consciousness of the print as a medium; the place of the print in art history; and the process by which print plays out in the ecology of the popular," Flores explained.
ROBERT SELLAR PRINT COLLECTION Date: 8th Jan - 24th Feb Time: Mon - Fri 9.00 - 17.00, Sat 10.00 -13.00 Venue: Flowerfields Arts Centre, Portstewart Artist and printmaker Robert Sellar gifted a collection of his work to Flowerfields Arts Centre and each year we exhibit it for the public to enjoy and to say 'Thank you' to Robert for his extraordinary gift.
Eirian Llwyd, the wife of former Plaid Cymru leader and Deputy First Minister of Wales Ieuan Wyn Jones, was herself a distinguished printmaker and founder of Y Lle Print Gwreiddiol - The Original Print Place - on Anglesey.
The work called Everyone is a Moon by artist and printmaker Amy-Jane Blackhall will be at the gallery until Saturday, January 13.
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After the death of her partner Michael Mazur, a printmaker, the poet still engages with him through quoted passages, shared memories, imagined encounters.
Master Japanese printmaker Katsunori Hamanishi will give a demonstration of mezzotint, one of the most difficult printmaking techniques, at the Whiteaker Printmakers studio, 1328 W.