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n. ~ An image that is formed by minor variations in surface depth.

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Woodburytypes and carbon prints are examples of relief images. The denser areas of the image are formed by thicker layers of pigment; highlights are formed in areas with little or no pigment, allowing the support to show through. Although three-dimensional, the depth of a relief image is negligible, and the relief is often visible only when the print is viewed with raking light. For sculpture on a surface with a noticeable relief use 'bas relief'. For designs cut or carved into a surface, use 'intaglio'.