Overpass Projects enables artists and collectors to enjoy a wide variety of prints. Here is glossary of terms used throughout our site to describe our work.


Intaglio Print

Intaglio comes from the Italian meaning "under the surface" and refers to any type of plate where ink is forced into incised grooves to create the printed mark. 

Copper Plate - each intaglio print is etched into a polished sheet of copper. 



a continuous tone process to etch images into copper. 


Relief Print

ink rolled onto the high surfaces of a textured plate.

Screen Print

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Letterpress Print

A mechanized relief print process. 




Planographic print process relying on resistance between oil and w