Printmaking is one of the leading inventions in the world. It is the basis for the printing of artwork on paper. The invention played a critical role in spreading knowledge and religion. This is because it would produce prints that would be passed on from the creator to the reader or the audience. Knowledge and religious teachings would not spread as well as they did if they only relied on the word of mouth. Oral information is not permanent and is normally lost in the process of moving from one person to another. However, in print, the ideas created by the originator would have some form of permanence, for example, the printing of the Bible. The ideas could be printed and preserved on paper for generations. It is through print that some of the very ancient ideas on religion have persisted to date. It is also possible to develop copies of the original text to pass the knowledge to more people.
The painting has a long history, all based on the creativity and the motivation for producing a particular painting. Over the history of painting, different periods saw the creation of diverse and improved works of art. Painting began during the ancient age, where there were no specialized materials or medium on which to paint. The paintings were mostly found in caves and mostly were images of animals. At the time, religious and classical aspects were the focus of the art. As time went by, more specialized medium were developed. Papyrus was among the materials that were used for painting in the past. More specialized materials such as canvas have developed for use in painting today. Unlike in the past, there are diverse motivations that underlie the painting process. Personal experiences with such elements as love are the modern-day motivators for painters.
Technology as related to architecture focuses on the creation of designs. Hence, technological applications have always emerged, which affected the process. Over the years, the applications, including software, have been developed. The modern day is characterized by use of algorithms to create the designs. Regardless of the changes, one thing has remained the same, which is the relationship between design and building technology. Technology has remained the same as used for the testing of the stability of the space on which to construct. The use of cement and concrete in the building has persisted since the ancient days. The technology in the building of bridges is still in use today. New and diverse technologies have emerged, but design technology remains critical in building.