- any form of visual artistic representation, esp. painting, drawing, photography, etc.
- those arts in which impressions are printed from various kinds of blocks, plates, screens, etc. as engraving, etching, lithography, serigraphy, dry point, offset, etc.
graphic artsgraphic arts
- The fine or applied visual arts and associated techniques involving the application of lines and strokes to a two-dimensional surface.
- The fine or applied visual arts and associated techniques in which images are produced from blocks, plates, or type, as in engraving and lithography. Also called graphics .
graphic arts - Computer Definition
The business of generating visual representations, which includes commercial art (illustrations) and page layout. The traditional arts such as painting and lithography also fall under graphic arts. See graphic.