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New mezzotint prints

I have finished working on a few plates, most of which are going to be exhibited at the Blackheath gallery in London starting from 11th of June as part of their Summer Show. Decided to experiment with adding colour to mezzotint. Got varied feedback. I am posting images with colour and without colour, and would […]

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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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