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Re: Polymer Photogravure blarchive

Oops. I thought that was off-list. Cryptic enough?

> Thanks! I think that may be all I need to at least give it a shot. It
> looks like the DR of the KM73 plate is 11 steps, or 11*.15=1.65. That
> sounds consistent with what I was doing last summer in a traditional
> copper gravure workshop I took with Jon Goodman. In that workshop, we
> aimed for interpositives with highlights at 0.5 and shadows at 2.0 for a
> nice complete full range etch. Do you like having some 'tooth' in your
> highlights? That is one of the advantages we are finding for this
> particular approach: you can easily create a curve that puts some ink and
> texture even in the thinner areas of the inkjet transparency.
>> Just came across this archive of info on someone's website who was
>> studying Polymer Photogravure.  It appears to be something of a combined
>> blog and archive, hence, blarchive.   Didn't really examine the core
>> website too much, but this doc seems to be a nice smattering of people's
>> experiences with the KM73 plates, Solarplates, etc.
>> http://www.lillil.com/pdf%20files/lillil_polymer&photogravure.pdf