graphic arts definition

  • adjective:
    • a name given to those fine arts which pertain towards representation on a fiat surface of natural things; as distinguished from songs, etc., and in addition from sculpture.
  • noun-plural:
    • The fine or applied visual arts and connected techniques in which images are produced from obstructs, dishes, or type, as in engraving and lithography. Also referred to as pictures.
    • The good or applied aesthetic arts and linked strategies involving the application of outlines and shots to a two-dimensional surface.
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