Die Mauer Series

https://player.vimeo.com/video/446275813?h=a21426222c Serie de seis heliograbados acerca de los actos humanos y su recuerdo. Entre 1961 y 1989, una parte de la ciudad de Berlín estuvo rodeada por un muro que la aislaba del resto del Mundo. Hoy, más de treinta años después de su derribo, algunos restos del Muro todavía sobreviven al olvido y la …

Héliogravure XI – Ink and Paper

In the last post Heliogravure X - Black...?, what black?, there was discussed how the ink employed affects the black density and also how it could compromise the tonal range, among other factors. Here, we will try to look at how the same ink influences the picture over different papers. The plate chosen for this …

Héliogravure X – Black…?, what black?

Deep, dense, rich, velvet and other adjectives are often used to describe the black richness in héliogravure (photogravure on copperplate). The choice of the ink and the way this ink is laid onto the paper surface, lends to the photogravure print a uniqueness not so easy to explain beyond the direct visual experience. But this …

Heliogravure IX – An Updated Summary

As time goes by and practice evolves, a sight to back shows a lot of changes from last post of mine on this technique in 2017. Here is a succinct list of my current method for heliogravure or photogravure on copperplate. Readers of former posts will find minute changes in several phases side by side …

Photogravure on Copperplate (Héliogravure) One to One Workshops

By the moment, workshops are cancelled. Changes in the method to obtain the positive transparency and because the Dragon Gravure carbon tissue is discontinued, I need some period of time to adapt to the new situation. Several alternatives are being considered and will be updated as soon as possible.   One to one workshops are …

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