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What Is Nature Printing ?

What Is Nature Printing ?

Fine Rare Prints 22/04/2015 0
What is Nature Printing ?  Defintion: Nature printing is an ingenious method of printing pictures of natural things such as leaves, seaweed and even snake skin. It differed from most other printing me...
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What Is An Etching ?

What Is An Etching ?

Fine Rare Prints 04/02/2015 1
An etching is a print that is made using acid to make the recessed lines in a printing plate.  Etching became the printing process most attractive to artists from the mid 19th century, as it allowed d...
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What Is An Engraving ?

What Is An Engraving ?

Fine Rare Prints 04/02/2015 9
An engraving is a print that was made using an engraved printing plate.  In printing, to engrave means to carve a pattern in a printing plate. The engraved pattern retains the ink used to print the im...
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What Is An Aquatint ?

What Is An Aquatint ?

Fine Rare Prints 04/02/2015 2
What is an aquatint? An aquatint is a type of art print. Aquatints are printed from an image etched onto a metal plate with acid and tools.It's called "aquatint" as the prints often resemble watercolo...
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What Is A Blind Stamp ?

What Is A Blind Stamp ?

Fine Rare Prints 04/02/2015 5
Definition: A blind stamp is a colorless impression that is embossed without ink onto a print.  It is a distinguishing mark for the artist or owner.Blind stamps are usually quite unobtrusive, although...
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What Is An Antique Print?

What Is An Antique Print?

Fine Rare Prints 04/02/2015 7
An antique print is one that was made more than one hundred years ago. At top antique fairs we have attended, such as the Grosvenor House Antiques Fair in London, items must usually be at least 100 ye...
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