Photogravure

Photo intaglio test plate and print

How Carol Hayman works with photo intaglio plates

There are many variations to how artists work with their processes, here Carol Hayman describes her process when working with photo intaglio plates – also called photo etching and photogravure. Writer and photography / Carol Hayman My journey with polymer plates is a path along with the evolution of technology – the plates, transparencies, copy machines, PhotoShop, and digital cameras. … Read more

An intaglio press in Hervé Sachy's studio.

Chrome free Copperplate photogravure process

Hervé Sachy has been working with Copper photogravure etchings for over 40 years, but was, due to the ban of dichromate forced to find a new way to do etchings. This resulted in a chrome free copper photogravure process – better for both the artist and the environment. Writer and photography / Hervé Sachy Hervé Sachy, who has lived in … Read more

Heliogravure

Heliogravure

Arrigo Mamone shows an alternative working method in heliography, preparing his own pigment paper.