Experimentation

Spongotype: making a plate by electrotyping a monoprint

Yesterday evening I ran a workshop at the Regional Print Centre on monoprinting¬†as serendipity, would have it, as part of my PhD. research into electro-etching I had come across this series of lectures given by Hubert von Herkomer. In one of the lectures he describes the process of making an electrotype copy of a monoprint …

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Self Etching Battery – Passive Galv-Etch

This etching process was first described by Cedric green on his website and by Alphonso Crugera in his recently published Handbook. In this process the cell becomes a self etching battery.   When two metals with different potentials are placed together in electrical contact in an electrolyte, one metal will act as anode and the …

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