Also called graphics. the arts or techniques, as engraving, etching, drypoint, woodcut, lithography, and other methods, by which copies of an original design are printed from a plate, block, or the like.
the arts of drawing, painting, and printmaking.
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graphics, drafting, draftsmanship, ceramics, design, drawing, painting, sculpture, arts, photography
- graphic accent,
- graphic design,
- graphic equalizer,
- graphic granite,
- graphic novel,
Origin of graphic arts
First recorded in 1660–70
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any of the fine or applied visual arts based on drawing or the use of line, as opposed to colour or relief, on a plane surface, esp illustration and printmaking of all kinds
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