Gallery with reproductions of heliogravure prints from urban landscape. The images have been engraved using bichromated gelatin as a resist over a copperplate. All prints are hand inked and wiped, then pulled in an etching press. In the Slide Show, … Continue reading
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Gallery with reproductions of landscape heliogravure prints. The images have been engraved using bichromated gelatin as a resist over a copperplate. All prints are hand inked and wiped, then pulled in an etching press. In the Slide Show, click on … Continue reading
Heliogravure has some particular characteristics that don’t facilitates the system calibration in order to arrive to a sort of WYSIWYG. Working from a film negative, it is a different experience if the user prints the negative on photographic paper before … Continue reading
After some troubles and a quantity of trials with Grayscale step wedges, here is my first Heliogravure image. The plate measures 145x165mm and the image 120x120mm. I have used an stochastic screen digitally designed and printed on high contrast photographic … Continue reading
The Aquatint Screen As described in the technique of heliogravure, it is necessary to have some screen to illuminate the gelatinized paper or carbon tissue in order to bypass the use of a resin or asphalt aquatint. The resin or … Continue reading