Category Archive: Etching Press

Against the grain…

Against the grain…

I’m still struggling with calibrating my photopolymer plates. Well, its not so much the calibrating but getting a standard where I can actually calibrate the …

 

Lux Darkrooms & Photogravure

Lux Darkrooms & Photogravure

I’m in London for five days so took the opportunity to ask Constanza Isaza from Lux Darkrooms if she’d provide a workshop on calibrating and …

 

No more print spots…

No more print spots…

I managed to spend a few hours at the studio yesterday as I was determined to get to the bottom of the mottling in my …

 

Drypoint – First attempts

Drypoint – First attempts

Steph and I spent a few hours in the studio today, trying our hand at Drypoint printing. First we had popped to St. Helens to pick …

 

Setting up the Etching Press

Setting up the Etching Press

Well its about time I bit the bullet. The Rollaco Gem etching press arrived a couple of weekends ago. I ordered a load of inks …