XIX·XXI, un Trabajo sobre Estereoscopía y Fotograbado – XIX·XXI, a Work on Stereoscopy and Photogravure

Un homenaje al trabajo de Charles Wheatstone y William Henry Fox Talbot A tribute to the work of Charles Wheatstone and William Henry Fox Talbot 1. Introducción - El 21 de Junio de 1838, Charles Wheatstone presentó su trabajo "Contributions to the Physiology of Vision. Part the First. On some remarkable, and hitherto unobserved, Phenomena …

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 …

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