1 post from day 17/07/2020

Intaglio Printing

This technique is the opposite of relief printing as whatever is to be printed is cut into the surface, which then holds the ink. The raised areas then have the ink removed before pressure is applied to dampened paper forcing it into the cuts below the surface of the printing plate to pick up the ink. Here I have used a thin aluminium plate but any other metal could be used, traditionally copper, zinc or magnesium however, even acetate sheets or coated papers produce some ... Continue Reading