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Re: Cutting polymer plates

I remember once in college commenting to an accomplished printmaker, "
I can't imagine wanting to actually MAKE more than about 20 prints of
an image".  He replied, " You stop feeling that way the moment you
sell number 20".



On 3/13/07, Keith Taylor <taylordow@sprintmail.com> wrote:

I've printed in editions of 50 +5 APs. As long as you're careful with
pressure etc. it can be done without too much degradation, but I
wouldn't want to do it for everything. 20-25 is a reasonable number.


On Mar 13, 2007, at 2:27 PM, Jon Lybrook wrote:

> On the subject of durability, I spoke with a picky client recently
> who does lots of editioning and he says they typically don't get
> more than 30 prints out of a solarplate before the tone and
> sharpness diminish.  I assume the same or less is true for the
> KM73s.  Most I've done is editions of 20 with some changes, but not
> an unacceptable loss of quality after 20.
> Jon

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