Archives: Techniques

Woodcut

Genti Korini, From Screen to Canvas, 12 block woodcut, printed on fabrino paper by Cristian Opris, 2014 Works made using this technique: Genti Korini – The Object and It’s Background, 50x35cm, 1/20+2AP Woodcut printing uses a relief technique and is the oldest type of print. This technique involves removing the non-printing parts of an image, […]

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Screenprinting

Registration – Grigore Liteanu printing a 3 layered screen print by Mircea Popescu Printing – Grigore Liteanu printing a 3 layered screen print by Mircea Popescu Previous Next Works made using this technique: Mircea Popescu – Ghost, 60x60cm, 1/50+5APSaddo – Kanye, 84 x 69cm, 1/50+5AP Perhaps the most omnipresent printing technique today, an image is […]

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Pochoir

Joan Miro, Pochoir, 1934, pochoir, 31.8 × 24.1 cm, courtesy Georgetown Frame Shoppe Works made using this technique: more artworks – coming soon Pochoir (French: “stencil”), as distinguished from ordinary stenciling, is a highly refined technique of making fine limited editions of stencil prints. It is often called hand colouring, or hand illustration. The 20th-century […]

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Offset Lithography

Catalin Rulea inspecting his first handprinted offset lithography at The Source Workshop Valentin Sora printing Catalin Rulea’s Subtitles Series Previous Next Works made using this technique: Catalin Rulea – Subtitles Nr.3, 50x70cm, 1/20+2APCatalin Rulea – Subtitles Nr.4, 50x70cm, 1/20+2APCatalin Rulea – Subtitles Nr.5, 50x70cm, 1/20+2APCatalin Rulea – Subtitles Nr.6, 50x70cm, 1/20+2APConstantin Flondor – Cernere, 2017, […]

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Mezzotint

Mezzotint plate made with Hortensia Mi Kafchin in collaboration with Cristian Opris Mezzotint plate made with Hortensia Mi Kafchin in collaboration with Cristian Opris Previous Next Works made using this technique: Mi Hortensia Kafchin – Timpul se hraneste cu evenimente, 34x45cm, 1/20+2AP Mezzotint is technically a drypoint method which allows for the creation of prints […]

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Lithography

Mircea Cantor’s first lithography made in collaboration with The Source Workshop in Timisoara and Cluj-Napoca Constantin Flondor’s Snow Flake lithography Previous Next Works made using this technique: Mircea Cantor – Aquila Non Capit Muscas, 70x50cm, 1/50+10AP Usually seen as the most complex printing process, lithography relies on the principle that oil and water do not […]

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Linocut

Alexandru Ciubotaru, Pisica Patrata, 100x80cm, linocut, 2013 Works made using this technique: more artworks – coming soon A more modern technique, but very similar to woodcut printing, in which linoleum is used as opposed to wood. This material (made from cork and linseed oil) is far softer, which allows for more fluid, sharp lines, making […]

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Dry Point

Alex Mirutziu – Case #7, etching, 56x38cm, 2016, edition of 10 each numbered and signed by the artist, printmaker Cristian Opris Works made using this technique: Alex Mirutziu – Case nr.10, 56x38cm, 1/10+2APAlex Mirutziu – Case nr.7, 56x38cm, 1/10+2APAlex Mirutziu – Case nr.8, 56x38cm, 1/10+2APAlex Mirutziu – Case nr.9, 56x38cm, 1/10+2APSerban Savu – Holy Week, […]

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Aquatint

Henri Matisse, Petit Interieur Bleu (Little Blue Interior),1952, Color Aquatint on Arches Paper, 66cm x 56.7cm, courtesy MFA Gallery Works made using this technique: more artworks – coming soon This technique originated in the late 1800s and became a popular form of printmaking because its visual qualities mimic that of watercolor, hence the name aquatint. […]

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