RULES 2017

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION / INTERNATIONAL SYMBOLS

INTAGLIO TECHNIQUES

ORIGINAL

CIntaglio printing (blank); embossing

C1 – Steel engraving

C2 – Burin (graver or gouge) engraving, notably on copper

C3 – Etching

C4 – Dry point

C5 – Aquatint

C6 – Soft-ground or other ground-based etching

C7 – Mezzotint

C8 – Intaglio engraving on linoleum, plastic and other materials

REPRODUCTIVE

P3 – Heliogravure (manual line and tone photogravure), Photogalvanography

P4 – Commercial photogravure, Rotogravure

P10 – Etched steel printing (die-printing)

RELIEF TECHNIQUES

ORIGINAL

XRelief printing (blank)

X1 – Woodcut

X2 – Wood engraving

X3 – Linocut

X4 – Relief-printed engraved or etched metal plates, notably metal cut

X5 – Relief-printed metal plates created for intaglio printing

X6 – Relief-printed engraving of other materials, for example synthetic ones

X7 – (Chinese) stone stamp

REPRODUCTIVE

TTypography, letterpress

T1 – Linotype, indirect letterpress

T2 – Photoxylography, facsimile wood engraving

T3 – Commercial rubber stamp

P1 – Line block (cliché) with or without photography

P2 – Half-tone, for example photozincography

FLATBED, STENCIL, ELECTRONIC TECHNIQUES

ORIGINAL

L1 – Autolithography

L2 – Autography (transfer lithography)

L3 – Zincography

L4 – Algraphy

P8 – Original photograph, hologram

S – Stencil (pochoir)

S1 – Original serigraphy (screenprint)

S2 – Mimeography (dye stencil)

S3 – Katazome (oiled-paper stencil)

S4 – Kappa (Katazome made with persimmon juice)

CGD – Computer generated design

REPRODUCTIVE

P – Photographic reproduction

P5 – Collotype

P6 – Photolithography, process transfer lithography

P7 – Offset

P9 – Serigraphic reproduction (photosilkscreen)

CRD – Computer reproduced design

Y – Photocopy

OTHER SYMBOLS

U – Technique not listed above, including frottage, chinese rubbing and collography

/… – Number after the technique = number of passes through the press

/.mon. – Monotype

/col. – Hand-coloured

Mixed techniques

Must be indicated as individual symbols separated by plus signs, e.g. C2+C3+C5

Measurements

Height and bases are expressed in millimeters.