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printmaker

Syllabification: print·mak·er
Pronunciation: /ˈprintˌmākər
 
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Definition of printmaker in English:

noun

A person who makes pictures or designs by printing them from specially prepared plates or blocks.
Example sentences
  • These comprise the papers of a varied group of painters, sculptors, printmakers, craftsmen, architects, designers and photographers from the eighteenth century to the present.
  • The Endowment will support painters, sculptors, printmakers, and other artists in their efforts to better acquaint themselves with the natural world through both museum and field research.
  • Rome in the nineteenth century was a Mecca for painters, sculptors, architects, printmakers, writers, and composers from all over the world.

Derivatives

printmaking

1
noun
Example sentences
  • The main types of printmaking are screenprinting, lithography, intaglio and relief.
  • He had begun etching in 1894 to earn extra money, but he soon came to love printmaking and also mastered lithography and woodcutting.
  • This Scottish show will be the first survey of Freud's printmaking, including his entire output as a printmaker and hopefully a number of new works.

Words that rhyme with printmaker

holidaymaker

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