View my video! Metal-backed photopolymer plates are difficult to cut. in this video I show you how to do this with a safety ruler, an Olfa snap-off knife and a cutting mat. If you can manage to cut your plates you can purchase A2 plates and then cut them to your chosen size.
Flattening Prints on Japanese Paper Let the freshly printed images dry on a drying rack or on a clean table. Wait until the ink is dry. Relief printed images on Japanese paper dry more quickly than intaglio prints. After the ink has dried, I either re-dampen the printed image by placing the cockled print on[…]
In this test I was investigating the difference in the printed intaglio image when the random dot screen is exposed either before the film positive or after the film positive. It is difficult to ascertain the differences in images on the internet, but I have endeavoured to describe what I saw when I magnified each[…]
Report on Miraclon DS94C and Printight KM95GR photopolymer plates Karen O’Meara, Sales Coordinator from Avflex Australia, Silverwater, NSW sent me a sample of Printight KM95GR plate, which is the replacement plate for their previous supply of Kodak Miraclon DS94C photopolymer plate. I have tested the replacement plate, doing the same film image on both plates,[…]