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13:44 Jul 20, 2009
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Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
English term or phrase: engraving
Definition from About.com: painting:
An illustration made by cutting lines into a surface (usually wood or metal), inking the surface, and then printing it. Also the process of creating such an illustration.

Example sentence(s):
  • In order to create quality detailed engravings, the engraver is required to accurately execute many cuts or lines in the metal that vary in length, width, and depth. Engraving School
  • Copper plate and wood engraving played an important role in the production of art prints and was commonly used throughout literature for the purpose of pictorial representations in the print industry. Adone Galleries
  • Artist Ron Adams, who says he is attracted to engraving because of its graphic, black-and-white quality and its close relationship to drafting, uses engraving to create meticulously detailed human figures. Collector's Guide
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4 +1rytina
Viktoria Hallerova


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Definition from slovnik.juls.savba.sk:
rytina, -y, -tín ž.

1. obraz vyrytý na kovovej, kamennej al. drevenej doske: r. v kameni, r. na vyrábanie peňazí;

2. odtlačok dosky takto upravenej: staré r-y, jemné, drobné r-y;

Example sentence(s):
  • V minulosti bola snaha rytinu zatlačiť do úzadia a uprednostniť moderné tlačiarenské techniky, ktoré sú v podstate výtvarne nezaujímavé. - Twin city journal  
Viktoria Hallerova
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Native speaker of: Native in SlovakSlovak

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