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serigraph

Line breaks: seri|graph
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛrɪɡrɑːf
 
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Definition of serigraph in English:

noun

chiefly North American
A printed design produced by means of a silk screen.
Example sentences
  • He offers images of life on the seashore as original paintings, serigraphs, giclée prints and graphics.
  • The galleries feature original oils, watercolors, limited-edition serigraphs, lithographs and sculpture.
  • Hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of attendees weaved through aisles featuring mouldings, equipment, posters, serigraphs, lithographs, original art and more.

Origin

late 19th century: formed irregularly from Latin sericum 'silk' + -graph.

Derivatives

serigrapher

1
noun
Example sentences
  • According to this master serigrapher, the success of a silkscreen depends upon the ability of the color separator assigned to work with it.
  • Silk screening was at one time an incredible innovation, but today it is very expensive, and also, high-quality serigraphers are getting hard to come by.
  • He was captivated by the combination of art and lab technique and its melding of craft with experimentation and became a full-time serigrapher in 1980.

serigraphy

2
Pronunciation: /sɛˈrɪɡrəfi/
noun
Example sentences
  • The company also provides printing services for myriad art-printing needs, including promotional items and art books; serigraphy and giclée printing for limited-edition prints; and high-resolution scanning services.
  • Its primary goal is to educate collectors and the general public about effort-intensive, hands-on printmaking techniques, such as intaglio, relief, stone lithography, serigraphy and monotype.
  • Lichtenstein, Rauschenberg and, most especially, Warhol rose to greatness through their mastery of serigraphy.

Words that rhyme with serigraph

cardiographradiograph

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