intaglio intaglio  /ɪn ˈtæl joʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print
  2. (n) glyptic art consisting of a sunken or depressed engraving or carving on a stone or gem (as opposed to cameo)

Usage(s):

  1. The ration coupons will be about a third the size of a dollar bill and, like currency, they will be printed by a difficult-to-counterfeit intaglio process.
  2. The ration coupons will be about a third the size of a dollar bill and, like currency, they will be printed by a difficult-to-counterfeit intaglio process.
  3. Zohra Lampert detonates this episode shatteringly after having made her Kattrin an intaglio of forlorn brooding poignance.

News

  • Solar Etching

    --Beginner/Intermediate-- Learn a non-toxic, non-acid method of printmaking. Solar etching uses a metal plate coated with polymers and exposed to UV light. Some experience in intaglio printmaking helpful, but not required. MATERIALS FEE: $20
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

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