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Glossary of Art Terms
 
Welcome to USBlackart.Com Glossary of common Art Terms. Here we hope to give you a brief definition of various art terms which might be unfamiliar to you. If you have any questions, comments, or ideas please e-mail us.
 
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Xylography:- Rarely used term for woodblock printing. Is Also the mechanical reproduction of wood grain for decorative purposes. Is also a photographic process which uses an electrically charged metal Plate. On exposure to light the electrical charge is destroyed, leaving a latent image in which shadows are represented by charged areas. A powdered pigment dusted over the plate is attracted to the charged areas, producing a visible image Return to top
 
Xylography: an early form of wood engraving, was first seen in China in the 1st century. It is the oldest known engraving technique. Return to top