the easiest way would be for you to use solar plates,
make the plate with your platemaker like any photo
separation, and wash these plates out with water for about 5 minutes, Harden
in the sun and print the traditional way for intaglio prints. If you need
more informaiton about this, emai me.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dr P.B. Watry" <Pwatry@...>
Sent: Friday, April 12, 2002 3:51 AM
Subject: [PPLetterpress] Intaglio processes
> Hello all
> Please forgive a really uninformed question. I know very little about
> intaglio processes (for example to produce colour etchings), but I
> thought that someone from this list might be able to help me
> I am currently experimenting with a really interesting colour
> separation product called ICISS which is vended by Visu Technologies. It
> is a lot more sophisticated than the DuPont and LinoColor products which
> largely rely on tables rather than operator skill to do the separations.
> I am quite happy using this to produce separations for lithographs and
> silk screen; but then I wondered if I could also use it to produce
> colour etchings. But I didn't know what media the image would have to be
> transferred to and how these would be etched into the plates.
> Thanks in advance for any assistance.
> Paul Watry
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