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

One to one workshops are focused to people wanting to have a complete overview on the keys of the method in order to later adapt to its own work and environment. Even attending a workshop, the learning curve will follow once comeback to the practiser own atelier. The whole method must be adapted to a …

“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 …

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