graphic arts

graphic arts
noun plural
: the fine and applied arts of representation, decoration, and writing or printing on flat surfaces together with the techniques and crafts associated with each: as
a. : painting and drawing
c. : writing and printing and the arts connected with bookmaking and other forms of publication

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ˌgraphic ˈarts 7 [graphic artist graphic arts] noun uncountable
art based on the use of lines and shades of colour
Derived Word:graphic artist

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