A selection of print works on Axisweb. Printmaking is the process of creating an artwork by transferring ink or paint onto a surface such as paper, card or fabric. Multiple copies of the same image can be created using this process, each of which contain slight variations making each one unique - this is usually called an 'edition'. There are many types of printmaking methods and techniques including engravings, woodcuts, etchings, lithographs and screenprints.