Printing is a process of reproduction. A print is usually made from a master copy or a template, except for in photography, where the print is either created from a negative (analogue photography) or from a digital file (digital photography).

In contrast to drawing or painting, which are concerned with originals and authenticity, printing is an artistic process that deals with multiples. An artist cannot create two identical drawings, however, s/he can create identical prints. The ability to create multiples has many uses.
There are a number of different printing techniques that create very different results:

            •           Block Printing (wood block printing, lino printing, and potato prints)

            •           Etching (dry point, copper plate, and aquatint)

            •           Silkscreen Printing

            •           Photographic Printing

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