Different types of print

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Different types of print

  1. 1. Type Technique Method Advantag es Disadvanta ges Example (picture) Hand Etching A process of using acid to cut into the surface of metals. Looks easy to do. Takes a long time. Linocut It is a variant of woodcut and it uses fabric. Cheap and quick. Looks complicated . Screen print Screen printing is a printing technique that uses a woven mesh to support an ink- blocking stencil to receive a desired image. You can do quite a lot of images of different fabric. Takes a long time.
  2. 2. Woodcut technique in printmaki ng in which an image is carved into the surface of a block of wood, with the printing parts remaining level with the surface while the non- printing parts are removed, typically with gouges. Small. Very hard to do. Lithograph y is a method of printing originally based on the principle that oil and water do not mix.[1] Printing is from a stone It is a old method of printing. Looks complicated .
  3. 3. (lithograp hic limestone) or a metal plate with a smooth surface. Mechani cal Letterpress Letterpres s printing is a technique of relief printing using a printing press. A worker composes and locks movable type into the bed of a press, inks it, and presses paper against it to transfer the ink from the type which creates an impressio n on the paper. Quick and easy to do. Looks hard to do.
  4. 4. Gravure Rotogravu re (Roto or Gravure for short). is a type of intaglio printing process, which involves engraving the image onto an image carrier. In gravure printing, the image is engraved onto a cylinder It engraves stuff easily. Looks really complicated . Screen printing Screen printing is a printing technique that uses a woven mesh to support an ink- blocking stencil to receive a desired image. Quick and looks easy. The machine is really big.
  5. 5. Digital Photocopyi ng Put paper in the photocopi er and it puts ink on the page Quick The photocopier could break down Laser printing Put paper in the printer and it puts ink on the page Quick You need to buy ink for the printer Inkjet Same a laser printing Quick Need ink for the printer Desktop publishing Type into text boxes and add photos Quick and easy The programme doesn’t automaticall y save your progress

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