Renaissance Press Photogravure

2021 Platinum / Palladium Printing Workshops

Platinum / Palladium Group Workshops 2021


July   22, 23, 24, & 25

Private Workshops



Paul Taylor, Director of Renaissance, Press will be hosting intensive Platinum / Palladium printing workshops this summer. 

The skills learned from the digital film discussions and tutorials will enable workshop attendees to return to their studios and make beautiful digital film for any contact print based photographic process.  A PowerPoint presentation detailing all aspects of the process taught at the workshop will be given to participants.  Included in the presentation will be a list of suppliers and numerous helpful references.  The discussions are clear, concise and readily understood by all levels of students.  

 The workshops will cover:

  • An Overview of Color Management

  • Digital File Preparation

  • Scanning from Film or Hand Drawn Materials

  • Linearization with Quad Tone Rip

  • Na2 and Potassium Chlorate Contrast Controls

  • Printing

  • Trouble Shooting Issues Common with Platinum and Palladium Printing, Gelatin Sizing and Calendering for Papers that Benefit from Surface Sizing and Smooth Surfaces

  • Clear Gum Bichromate Over Printing for Increased Dmax and Luminosity

  • Testing for Proper Clearing Procedures

 Registration & Tuition:

Limited to six participants

Four Day Workshop Tuition  $1,200 + materials

A 50% deposit is required to secure a place in the workshop

Please see the Workshop Overview page for important information

To register please contact Paul Taylor

We are running the workshop based on an assumption that it will be safe to travel and conduct a workshop in the studio.  If the virus spikes and it is not safe to conduct a workshop participants will receive a full refund.


Phone: 603 657 6057  (please send your name and phone number through email prior to calling)


Contact Information

Paul Taylor
Ashuelot, NH 03441
tel. (603) 657-6057

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