Photogravure: An Early Photographic Printing Process With A Modern Twist

Centre for Fine Print Research, UWE, Bower Ashton Campus, Kennel Lodge Road, Bristol BS3 2JT

0117 3285864
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Monday 21 July 2014 – Friday 25 July 2014
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This five day course will introduce course delegates to all the key aspects of the process including: · Calibrating polymer plate exposure · Producing the digital transparency · Exposing, washing out and hardening the polymer plate · Preparing the paper, inking the polymer plate and pulling the print · Drying and protecting the print. Delegates will be able to make gravure prints from at least three of their own photographic images, from film negatives, photographic prints or digital files. This course is suitable for beginners and no prior experience of intaglio printing or Photoshop (a computer program for editing digital images) is required. All materials will be provided.

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