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Dry Point Etching and Intaglio Printing 01_03_11

Finally started at Spike Print this evening so I thought I’d take a few shots while I was working away. Its a slow process at the moment while I’m finding my feet, but its kinda fun. Only managed to produce two prints in as many hours which are drying as I type…

(If you look closely you can see one of my plates on the press to the left…)

So, here’s a few photos of the process, from an inky plate to nice clean print…

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More Musings on Dry Point Etchings…

Have been doing some more testing. Next test Sorted out a proper aspect ratio grid for A4 artwork. Homing in now on what the process will be.

Tried doing a test on a smaller size grid. Assuming that it seems common sizes for brass plates on t’internubbins are in 5cm gradients i.e. 20cm x 15cm for the one above and testing at 10cm x 15cm here:

Have carried out 2 more tests today refining the technique I’ll use to get image on to the brass plate. Will post those when I’ve scanned them…