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Copper Plate Photogravure by Marlene MacCallum, David Morrish

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The Printing Process

The stage in which you are finally presented with the fruits of your labors is the printing stage. This is the most satisfying part of the process because the final results are immediate and concrete. A lot of effort has led to this point and the temptation to rush is strong. Try to approach the printing stage with as much care as the earlier stages of your journey.

Photogravure printing is basically the same as intaglio printing and uses many of the same materials and equipment. The difference lies in technique and the quality of the materials and equipment necessary for a good print. The surface of the plate is very fine and the etch is shallow. To print all the subtle details and tonal variations of a gravure plate, ...

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