Thought you knew what a hickey was? Never knew paper had a tooth? Had no idea it out gasses? Learn these terms and you’ll not only be able to speak more knowledgeably about printing, you’ll also know what to look for in prints and how to get the best results in your prints.
Epson’s Dan Steinhardt assembled a great Glossary of Fine Art Related Terms.
It’s not published; it’s a useful resource that’s circulated around the web.
Dano generously shares it with us here!
Find out more about Dan Steinhardt here.
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Dano’s Glossary of Fine Art Related Terms
The resistance to scratching of a surface of paper by other paper surfaces or other materials.
The ability of a material to take up moisture.
(Neutral pH of 7.0) During paper production, treatment employed with a mild base is employed to neutralize the natural acids occurring in wood pulp. Buffering may also be used to prevent the formation of additional acids. If prepared properly, papers made from any fiber can be acid free. Read More