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 …

“From mind to hands” at the 11e Biennale Internationale d’Estampe Contemporaine de Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

Seven heliogravures from the "From mind to hands" series have been selected to participate in the 11e Biennale Internationale d'Estampe Contemporaine de Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada. The venue will be on 16 June 2019. Many thanks to the Jury and congratulations to all selected artists. (Click on the thumbnails to access enlarged slideshow)

Heliogravure Video

As a part of the acts celebrating the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, past Friday October 27 the Centre for Image Research and Diffusion (CRDI) featured a video showing the original Talbot-Klic method (1879) for photogravure on copperplate. Answering the kind invitation from CRDI, I have been pleased to prepare the script and supervise the …

Seminari Sobre Fotogravat / Seminario Sobre Fotograbado

El Divendres 10 de Novembre (9:30-13:30h i 15-17h) d'enguany i dintre del marc de la celebració del 20é Aniversari del Centre de Recerca i Difusió de la Imatge (CRDI) impartiré un Seminari sobre Fotogravat. El temari s'iniciarà amb una breu ressenya històrica dels seus antecedents, la relació amb el naixement de la Fotografia i la …