Definition of monoprint in English:



  • A single print taken from a design created in oil paint or printing ink on glass or metal.

    ‘the final room shows two sculptural canvases and a large monoprint’
    ‘she won an award of merit for her monoprint of a father and child’
    • ‘Later, she began to incorporate more monoprints, cloth and etchings into her work.’
    • ‘A rose-coloured monoprint of Heslop's smiling face stares enigmatically from the plastic surface of the DVD picture disc.’
    • ‘While some created their monoprints, others began to compose first drafts of their poems at the computer.’
    • ‘I worked on the two new etchings and the four monoprints that I started before Christmas.’
    • ‘This is a monoprint I did at a life drawing class.’
    • ‘A few examples of monoprints are shown on the page.’
    picture, design, engraving, etching, lithograph, silk screen, linocut, plate, cut, woodcut, vignette
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