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Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
|English term or phrase: engraving|
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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.
- 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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Graveren : met een scherpe stift tekeningen inkrassen in hout, metaal of glas, om daarvan vervolgens afdrukken te maken. (Van Dale)
Gravure: de afdruk van een gegraveerde houten of metalen plaat.
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