http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2009/artistic-endeavors-art-buyers-guide-to-printmaking/ Art that is created by transfer of and image onto a new surface.
It all started with woodcuts. Europeans made prints as early as the 5th century. Earliest dated print from 1446 was found in Germany. http://strose.lunaimaging.com:
Wood-cut Using knives to cut away areas that you don’t want ink. http://gentryfineartengraving.com/page7/files/page7_5.jpg Linoleum- cut Areas that you want color are left are left and others are cut away.
scratching metal(copper)with an image to be inkedand printed. Styles Dry point Engraving Etching Aquatint Mezzotint http://www.duckprintfineart.com.au/techniques/intaglio1.jpg
Drawn on stone with a oil based material that resists water and sticks to ink.http://australianmuseum.net.au/Uploads/Images/9590/gould007_big.jpg
Blocking out areas of a screen so that ink will only pass through the screen onto paper through open spaces.http://www.amillionlives.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Screen-Printing-Process.jpg
Cut linoleum Cut away Transfer sketchblock to size and linoleum in to linoleum.square corners. negative space. Roll ink ontolinoleum square Roll out ink Mix & prep ink Center paper Press paper onto Peel and Dry! over linoleum linoleum