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Copper Plate Photogravure by Marlene MacCallum, David Morrish

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Alternative and Historic Methods and Materials

Throughout the history of photogravure many useful techniques, alternative materials, and tricks of the trade were developed and applied successfully and appropriately. Many of these ideas may be the seed for further creative exploration. In this chapter we include some alternatives that may be of interest to curious, creative, and energetic readers. We simply do not have the space to go into greater depth, so if the information here is too brief for serious exploration, we suggest you search out the original or alternative sources. Be prepared to test and adjust all methods to suit your particular situation. Please be aware that issues of health and safety were woefully absent in many early ...

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