Author(s): Robert Adam


This practical and inspirational book is the definitive guide to intaglio printmaking. With clear step-by-step instructions and over 225 illustrations, mostly in full colour, it describes techniques that avoid traditional toxic materials in order to achieve stunning prints the modern way - safer, healthier and more environmentally friendly for all. From setting up and equipping an intaglio studio, through choosing a printing method, to collating and presenting finished prints, this comprehensive reference book is the only resource any art practitioner, educator or student will ever need.


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Robert Adam and Carol Robertson are the founders of Graal Press, a print studio near Edinburgh. They are also the authors of Screenprinting: The Complete Water-Based System, which Thames & Hudson published in 2003.

How Intaglio Printmaking Developed; The Move Towards Safer Working Methods; Planning and Equipping a Studio for Intaglio Printmaking The Principles of Intaglio Printmaking; Preparing the Plate; Direct Intaglio Methods; Etching; Collagraphy; Positives; Inking Up and Printing Methods; Printing Substrates; Removing Resists, Collagraph Materials and Inks from the Plate; Collating and Presenting Intaglio Prints.

General Fields

  • : 9780500513439
  • : 44536
  • : 44536
  • : March 2007
  • : 250mm X 225mm X 28mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Robert Adam
  • : Hardback
  • : illustrated edition
  • : 765
  • : 240
  • : 229 illustrations, 199 in colour