emboss emboss  /ɪm ˈbɔs/

Definition(s):

  • (v) raise in a relief

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • When printed, the little plates emboss themselves more deeply into the paper than the ground plate, giving a perspective effect.

News

  1. Version 13 Festival welds art and social programs in Bridgeport

    In an open field in Birmingham, Ala., Eric Fuertes and his collaborators operate an ornate printing press to the sound of death metal music. “We emboss or burn our images into paper, leather, wood or any other material that chooses to be placed upon the altar of our art-making machine,” said Fuertes, an adjunct professor of sculpture at Northern Illinois University. Two silver skulls sit on ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

  2. Version 13 Festival examines how neighborhoods are wired through social programs

    In an open field in Birmingham, Ala., Eric Fuertes and his collaborators operate an ornate printing press to the sound of death metal music. “We emboss or burn our images into paper, leather, wood or any other material that chooses to be placed upon the altar of our art-making machine,” said Fuertes, an adjunct professor of sculpture at Northern Illinois University. Two silver skulls sit on ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

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