M is for Manual – etchings

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M is for Manual, print 1 of 3.

Title M is for Manual, as part of the ongoing Grind the Gap project
Year 2017
Organized by Plaatsmaken
Technique Photopolymer plate etching
Size A4
Printing with Laura Casas Valle at Plaatsmaken
Edition 3 copies of each 3 designs

Exhibitions:
Graphic Matters festival Breda, September 22 – October 22, 2017.
Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven October 21 -29, 2017.

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Masterprinter Laura Casas Valle inking the etching plate: not easy because of strong black and white contrasts and fine details…

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M is for Manual, print 2 of 3.

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Source: Canon camera manual icons.

inking the plate 2

Compared to screenprinting, the Toyobo photopolymer plates allow for very detailed and delicate greytones. It seemed a great opportunity to see if I could combine vector graphics with my own (digital) photography.

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Detail

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M is for Manual, print 3 of 3.

Watch general project video here.
Watch personal project video here.

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Prints on display at Graphic Matters festival, Breda.

See also Dusky Bird (Grind the Gap pilot 2016)

September 22nd, 2017
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