Monthly Archives: November 2011

The First Photograph

The first ‘photograph’ is by Joseph Nicophere Niepce. It was taken on a hot summer day, in the year 1827. The photographic image was made with a camera obscura. Before that artists would just use camera obscura to make accurate … Continue reading

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Lithography

Lithography, which was the first new discovery in printing after the relief, is a mechanical process. The printing and the non printing areas are at the same levels in the plate and it is completely basen on water repelling the … Continue reading

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Garamond

Garamond is a family of typefaces. The style if old and with serif. These typefaces are derived from Claude Garamond’s work. Garamond is famous for being elegant and readable. Claude Garamond is one of the most important people in 16th … Continue reading

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Incunabula

An incunable means; a printed book in Europe before1501. Incunabula are not handwritten, they are printed. Two types of incunabula are, the Block Book and the Typographic Book. A famous example is Gutenberg Bible. It is the first book that … Continue reading

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