Printing is a process for reproducing text and image, typically with ink on paper using a printing press. It is often carried out as a large-scale industrial process, and is an essential part of publishing and transaction printing. (Printing on Wikipedia)


Positive and Negative Space


What is a print? via MOMA: great interactive site showing different printing methods (woodcut, etching, lithography & screenprint)


Types of Printing


(Lino, wood, collagraph)


Intaglio Lithography
Monoprinting Screenprinting
World Patterns and Designs

World Textile Patterns may also be used as inspiration for textiles, printing, collage, design etc.

World Patterns
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Have a look at the work of Johanna Basford for beautiful black and white patterns and wallpaper designs.



You may also find these Black and White Fractals of interest for inspiration.


You have created your design, now what? Consider Colour


Myoats is a community where people create designs using an online drawing application. These designs can be rated, downloaded, and archived. The Most Liked designs are rewarded by being featured on the home page.



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Traditional Japanese Stencil Designs
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Music Posters and Album Art