Photoengraving Course: From digital image to engraving


The course presents the learning of digital image processing to transfer it to a physical medium, which could be inked and printed. We will learn how to generate different types of positives (digital, manual and analog), the procedure for its transfer to the photopolymer film and the process to get the finished matrix for final printing.



Participants will have 2 matrices to develop their work (two copper plates 16.5 x 12.5 x 16.5 cm and 25 cm)





. Introduction. Method of work
. Photopolymers. Characteristics and qualities
. Equipment, materials and tools




. Generation of digital positives
. Image processing. Printing
. Preparing the matrices
. Lamination.
. A method of transferring image
. Sunburn, developer and fixer
. Printing techniques
. Analog positives. Materials and media
. Brief introduction to the combination of traditional techniques and photoengraving




DATE: From December 2 through 5 2014 PLACE: Printmaking Workshop Gravura
TIME: from 17.30 to 20.30
No. STUDENTS: Maximum 12 PARTICIPANT PROFILE: Artists, professionals, students and anyone with an interest in researching the world of image and graphic work.
COURSE REGISTRATION: 280.-EUR MATERIALS: The fee includes materials. Students must bring a laptop ordering.

More information: 952 21 January 41

Gravura Workshop
Psaje. Nuestra. Sra. de los Dolores de San Juan, 3-1º, 29005 Málaga
Gravura Gallery Workshop