Tipografía en Heliograbado – Letterpress in Heliogravure

La primera opción para incorporar texto impreso a una estampa de heliograbado es incorporar dicho texto al positivo translúcido. En el caso de los positivos para heliograbado preparados mediante impresora de chorro de tinta, ello resulta muy sencillo al disponer de herramientas de procesado de texto en los programas de edición de imagen digital. Por …

XIX·XXI, a Work on Héliogravure and Stereoscopy

XIX·XXI, A tribute to the work of Charles Wheatstone and William Henry Fox Talbot 1. Introduction - On June the 21th of 1838, Charles Wheatstone presented his paper Contributions to the Physiology of Vision. Part the First. On some remarkable, and hitherto unobserved, Phenomena of Binocular Vision (9-WHEAT) on the Royal Society, about the priciples …

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 …

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