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

print′mak′er n.


(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a person who makes print, esp a craftsman or artist in this field


(ˈprɪntˌmeɪ kər)

a person who makes prints, esp. an artist working in one of the graphic mediums.
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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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UNIVERSITY of New South Wales Art and Design from Australia, Chiang Mai Art on Paper Studio, Cicada Press and the Association of Pinoy Printmakers recently joined forces in By Hand: Rediscovering the Art of Printmaking, an exhibit that traces the history of prints throughout the centuries.
Garrett is an artist, printmaker and educator who exhibited in numerous shows during his 30 year art career including Bangalore, India, where he curated a touring international exhibition of American printmakers.
A quiet man, he was a master printmaker and his work compares with other post-modernist printmakers like Julian Trevelyan and Eric Ravilious.
The award now provides printmakers from across the UK with the opportunity to exhibit their work in a group exhibition at the WYPW Gallery.
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.
ISLAMABAD -- An exhibition continue to attract the art lovers of federal city here at Satrang Art Gallery, featuring printmakers from three countries, who had participated in the Zaira Zaka Residencies programme.
99) is an outstanding collection packing in some five hundred color images to display the works of over seventy printmakers and thirty print shops, and is a recommendation for any who would understand the latest artistic paths of lithography, screen print, installation and digital approaches, and more.
Three Printmakers runs at Swansea's Attic Gallery from today to April 11 ALAN WILLIAMS Alan Williams discovered printmaking in the mid-1990s while studying graphic art at the University Of Wales.
He taught a generation of printmakers and opened the Contemporary Arts Gallery to exhibit their works.
Dorothea Wight and Marc Balakjian, celebration of the work of the artists and printmakers, until April 15.