(10.) Photopolymer or solar plate can be developed as either a relief or intaglio plate
, and I use both methods of processing.
The effect is that incised loss becomes the actual line--simultaneously an intaglio plate
and its print.
(38) When "blind embossing" polymer (using an uninked intaglio plate
), a greater degree of emboss can be achieved in the substrate.
Also, it deals with digital images; photogravure; color printing; and preparing, making and painting an intaglio plate
. Overall, it is a very complete and well-illustrated review of an interesting and exciting printmaking technique.
Sung has found hammer and/or chisel marks on the backs of many of Blake's surviving intaglio plates
, including for example his largest one, which was used to print the 1810 etching/engraving after his 1808 tempera of Sir Jeffery Chaucer and the Nine and Twenty Canterbury Pilgrims.
RBS's collections include approximately 800 woodcut and wood-engraved blocks, 30 lithostones, and 75 intaglio plates
. We have been able to enlarge our collection of printing surfaces through many avenues, including walk-in bookshops, book fairs, Web-based vendors, and gifts from donors, but the bulk of the collection has been obtained through persistent searches on eBay.