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Printing Plates are metal plates that are etched with the design of the image to be printed. The plate is then coated with water and ink, then transferred onto the paper, leaving the image behind. The plate is often on a roller that rolls across the paper. A process called offset printing also carries out this technique but with an extra step, in that the image is more

Printing Plates are metal plates that are etched with the design of the image to be printed. The plate is then coated with water and ink, then transferred onto the paper, leaving the image behind. The plate is often on a roller that rolls across the paper. A process called offset printing also carries out this technique but with an extra step, in that the image is first transferred to a rubber mat, which is then pressed into the paper. The main difference here is that the image is printed flat, rather than on a roller.

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