Printmaking is comprised of many techniques including Relief, Lithography, Intaglio, and Screen Print, within these main categories are subcategories, such as, etching, drypoint, collagraph, woodcut, and the list goes on! Printmaking is so versatile with techniques that the possibilities of image making are endless. Prints are made from a single original plate or surface, called a 'matrix'. There are several different types of matrix, including: plates of metal, which are used for engravings or etchings; stone, which is used to make lithographs; wood blocks, for woodcuts
Conventional fine prints are produced in limited edition sets, each print being numbered and signed by the artist.