Join Ray Bidegain for a 1, 2, or 3 -3day workshop in polymer plate photogravure. During this introductory workshop, you will learn how to take your original photographs and print them using etching inks and an etching press. Needed materials will be supplied and students will leave the session with a small edition of photogravure prints from a couple of images.
Topics to be covered:
• Digital positives files-
• Exposing and developing the polymer plates using direct to plate methods
• Inks and materials needed for printmaking
• Inking and wiping the plates
• Paper selection
• Printing the inked plates on a professional etching press.