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Video Introduction to Intaglio Printmaking

I found this brilliant video introduction to Intaglio printmaking on Youtube: Very well-edited and informative video clip. Mezzotint is one of Intaglio printmaking techniques. Strictly speaking, it is a drypoint, as the image on the plate is formed by roughening the surface of the plate and then smoothing some areas, as opposed to incising the metal in engraving, […]

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Mezzotint print “Alina’s Rose”.

Alina is my younger daughter. At the time I made this mezzotint she was almost three. I was looking for an image for a mezzotint on a very long and narrow plate – 40×12.5 cm. My intention was to have a flower on it, but I wanted it to be held, so that the hands would be […]

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