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(from Wikipedia)

Intaglio (play /ɪnˈtæli./ in-tal-ee-oh) is a family of printmaking techniques in which the image is incised into a surface, known as the matrix or plate, and the incised line or area holds the ink. Normally, copper or zinc plates are used as a surface, and the incisions are created by etchingengravingdrypointaquatint or mezzotintCollographsmay also be printed as intaglio plates.

Learn about printmaking - Intaglio

Introduction to Intaglio

Pressure + Ink: relief process

Printmaking Processes: Intaglio

Intro to Intaglio Process

Press and diagram