Copper Plate Photogravure

Copper Plate Photogravure

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

Copper Plate Photogravure describes in comprehensive detail the technique of traditional copper plate photogravure as would be practiced by visual artists using normally available facilities and materials. Attention is paid to step-by-step guidance through the many stages of the process. A detailed manual of technique, Copper Plate Photogravure also offers the history of the medium and reference to past alternative methods of practice. Copper Plate Photogravure: Demystifying the Process is part of the current revitalization of one of the most satisfyingly beautiful image-making processes. The range of ink color and paper quality possibilities is endless. The potential for handwork and alteration of the copper plate provides yet another realm of expressive variation. The subject matter and the treatment are as variable and broad as photography itself. This book's purpose is to demystify and clarify what is a complex but altogether qdo-ableq photomechanical process using currently available materials. With Copper Plate Photogravure, you will learn how to: Am produce a full-scale film positive from a photographic negative Am sensitize the gravure tissue to prepare it for exposure to the positive Am prepare the plate and develop the gelatin resist prior to etching Am prepare the various strengths of etching solutions and etch the plate to achieve a full tonal scale Am rework the plate using printmaking tools to correct flaws or to adjust the image for aesthetic reasons Am use the appropriate printing inks, ink additives, quality papers, and printshop equipment to produce a high quality print A historical survey and appendices of detailed technical information, charts, and tables are included, as well as a list of suppliers and sources for the materials required, some of which are highly specialized. A comprehensive glossary introduces the non-photographer or non-printmaker to many of the terms particular to those fields and associated with this process.After thebacking ispeeled off and discarded, periodically add freshhot water to the tray, still at43AdC (110AdF). Rock the tray ... Normally, 15 minutesafter initial immersion will fully develop a properly exposed resistunderthe right wash-out conditions. Cartwright ... Problems I„ in Troubleshooting. ... ArcatAls. feet I„ in the gelatin resist. Figure 6-9 A commercially available temperature control panel designed for.

Title:Copper Plate Photogravure
Author:David Morrish, Marlene MacCallum
Publisher:CRC Press - 2003-04-03


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming