Renaissance Press Photogravure

August 2010

Sally Mann - Copper Plate Photogravure

Published by Renaissance Press and The Rhode Island School of Design Printmaking Department this stunning tissue photogravure is printed on twenty five year old Hosakawa Kozo a paper since designated a national cultural property of Japan.  The photogravure plate was made and printed by Paul Taylor at Renaissance Press.

August 2010

New Aquatint Screens for Copper Plate Photogravure and Photopolymer Gravure

If any copper plate gravurists remember the Aquatint Screens made by Copy Graphics in Sante Fe, New Mexico they will be thrilled to find that new screens have recently come on the market that easily rival and in some cases out perform those wonderful screens.  They are available in three grades.  Fine – Medium – Course.  The screens were designed and are available through Mark Nelson of Precision Digital Negatives.