Fine Art Glossary
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Water Damage / Warping
Includes any type of damage caused by contact with water or humidity such as staining, warping or loosening of material.
Painting that is characterized by colorful pigments dissolved in water to produce a translucent image.
The term woodburytype refers to the photomechanical process in which continuous tone is created in slight relief. In this process, a gelatin film is exposed under a photographic negative and hardened according to the amount of light. The film is then placed in hot water removing all unexposed gelatin, dried, and pressed into a sheet of lead. As a result, an intaglio plate is created, filled with pigmented gelatin, and pressed onto paper producing a final image.
The year a work of art was created.