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relief printing

[ri′lēf ‚print·iŋ]
(graphic arts)
A method of printing in which the type or other images stand above the printing surface; even though the lower areas may have ink in them, they do not print because the paper does not contact them.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(5) PRINTING ON FOAM is one of the two common relief printing techniques used at the elementary level.
Other print industry products covered include powdered ink preparations for manufacturing ink-filled bottles for colour digital presses; relief printing plate for newsprint, of a metal substrate coated with 0.2-8mm photopolymer layer; certain powdered copolymer and polyester resin toners, for manufacturing computer printer or fax cartridges; and paper anti-fading agents of a magnesium trisilicate and monosodium salt of 2,2'-methylenebis(4,6-di-tert-butylphenyl) phosphate.
Graphicstudio produces prints and sculpture multiples using several processes such as lithography, etching, photogravure, serigraphy, relief printing and digital inkjet printing, as well as bronze and resin casting, many of which are on display.
The cloth is then covered with ink or acrylic paint, and pressed against a second board with a traditional art-room relief printing press.
Meanwhile, Empress Michiko and Queen Sonja toured a facility of a relief printing company in Tokyo's Bunkyo Ward and another facility called ''children's castle'' in Shibuya Ward, where they attended an opening ceremony for a Japan-Norway children's painting exhibition and the queen gave certificates of merit to some children.
He said he recognized there are "unknowns" and problems with keyless offset - the inks, for example - but added, "I think you have a lot more possibility of solving that problem than you do with a relief printing plate."
Situated in Union Street, it provides facilities for screen printing, lithography, etching, relief printing as well as digital image processing and is also a venue for exhibiting the best contemporary art in print.
The three art techniques that are described are crayon etching, sponging and relief printing.
Here she has experimented with intaglio and relief printing, sometimes pressing carved and inked linoleum directly onto the porcelain surface.
The Printed Picture begins with relief printing (printing from high parts, usually on wood) to intaglio (printing from low parts-engraving, etching, aquatint, lithography) to color printing, stencils, silk screening, the typewriter, silhouettes, photography, and ends with the digital process (which interestingly began with the old fashioned piano roll).
The oldest of these is relief printing, which has a history of at least 11 centuries.