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.
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.