[Alt-photo] Re: Sort-of-Alt fun project

Bert Kuijer gemeentehuis at gmail.com
Tue Dec 31 21:39:26 UTC 2013

Hello Henri,
Could you show us an example?
Best wishes to you too!
Bert from Holland

Op dinsdag 31 december 2013 schreef Henry Rattle (henry.rattle at ntlworld.com

> Forgive me for an only vaguely-Alt posting, but I had a lot of fun with
> this
> over the holiday:
> Take a digital photo (e.g. an iPhone photo of the Rialto Bridge in Venice)
> Process the photo with an iPad app called "Etchings" which very
> convincingly
> renders your image as an engraving
> Make a positive transparency at the required size
> Expose a photopolymer plate under the transparency (1 minute, and works
> fine
> with a diffused UV source if you are careful with contact). Wash out plate.
> Ink up, wipe plate and print onto a nice printmaking paper
> Voila - a 21st-century engraving to give as a present to the folks we were
> on holiday with in Venice.
> As I say, a bit marginal as Alt - but at least you end up with a real
> ink-on-paper image, and a lot of fun!
> Happy New Year!
> Henry
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