relief printing from a raised surface (originated in Asia)
is a term for printing with independent movable and reusable bits of metal or wood type (each piece having a raised letter form on the face).
a translucent emblem produced by pressure from a raise design on the papermaking mold and visible when the sheet of paper is held to light.
recurring subject or theme, idea or design element.
image and lettering cut from the same block of wood. Usually had a religious subject matter (such as the apocalypse) with brief text.
a fuzzy texture created by the use of glue and powdered wool on paper.
inventor of the first printing press. he was a goldsmith, developing the metalworking and engraving skills for making type.
individual piece of steel, used to stamp an impression of letter form into a soft metal.
a fine black pigment consisting of almost pure carbon. gathered form soot, gas, burned oil containing carbon.
based on the design of a wine press; a large screw lowers a plate and ink is pressed from the type onto the paper surface with enough force to make an impression.
space between paragraphs on a page.
printing made from an incised (cut)plate