Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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what is a watermark?

what is a watermark?

Watermark is the term used to describe an image in a sheet of paper. In the art of paper-making, each papermaker includes a faint trademark, which is easily seen when holding the paper up to a light source, which makes the mark clearly visible.

Computer printing

Computer printing in its basic form is the process of using computer technology to reproduce fine art images to make prints. In more advanced techniques, artists can program computers to produce art images which are then transferred onto paper using printing technology.

Montage

A film editing technique where a series of shots are taken through a process of editing into a sequence so as to condense time, information and space. However, various contexts have made use of this term.

Photogravure

Photogravure is a process for printing photographs onto paper by etching the photograph on a copper plate. The plate was inked and pressed to the paper. The process created fine art photographs which have a distinctive beautiful appearance. Photogravure was replaced by the daguerreotype process.

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