Porous ground to etch tonal
areas into metal.
A small hand roller used to spread
ink on the inking table, or to apply it to the
distributing plates or rollers of a press.
An engraver’s tool with an oblique
point of tempered steel, used in line
The action of acids or corrosive agents
An ingredient added to ink
causing it to dry.
Plate done by gluing paper
on a surface so as it could be printed intaglio
way or relief.
To run a plate through
the press twice in order to get a heavier
To scratch the design into the
metal or plastic with a steel or diamond point.
produce a design
or lettering in relief
upon a plane
surface, such as
paper in printing
or leather in
To cut the
design into the
or plastic with
a graver or
To etch the design into the metal
by the corrosive action of acides
Acid resistant coating
applied on metal plates. The design is
scratched into the ground then etched into
To remove or stir the
bubbles produced by the action of nitric
acid on the place with a feather, pipe
cleaner, or brush.
Accidental etching of an area.
INTAGLIO COLOR COMBINATION
overprint several color intaglio plates on the
Printing from the
grooves or crevices engraved scraped, or
etched into the plate. An intaglio is one of