Process used to create tonal areas on the printing plate.
A print made by an artist or under their supervision for their own satisfaction or as part of the artists development of the imgae, prior to it being put into a numbered edition or handed over to a professional printer.
A skilled workman, craftsman or artist. Printmakers have historically been known by the term “Artisans”
The surface from which the image is printed. Most commonly, copper or zinc plates in etching, stone or aluminium in lithography, woodblock or lino in relief printing & glass in vitreography.
A series of trial glass plates made from recycled 12mm plate glass have been made. These have both engraved marks and sand-blasting on and will be inked up for trial printing. They represent the first attempts into the research and application of “VITREOGRAPHY” !