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graphic arts
Collective term for the techniques and processes used to produce printed materials.

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Reproduction of characters or illustrations by transferring a model to a surface, usually paper, most often using ink.

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relief printing process
Technique that consists of creating a raised figure on a piece of wood.

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intaglio printing process
Technique that consists of drawing a figure by engraving its lines into a surface, usually a copper plate.

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Technique of printing from a plane surface using grease to draw a figure on damp limestone; the grease retains ink, the water repels it.

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fine bookbinding
Collective term for the manual operations required to bind the sheets of a book together and add an attractive solid cover.