How to ? Old Engraving Book and Replicating the Gravures on Steel

Discussion in 'Alternative Processes' started by Mustafa Umut Sarac, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. Mustafa Umut Sarac

    Mustafa Umut Sarac Member

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    I am interested in engravings and found a book list about books printed 130 years ago . I want to buy one or two.
    My question , how can I carry the little lines on engravings to the steel plate without loosing nothing ?

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  2. MartinP

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    How about copper instead? Copper etch as a hobby technique is well established and 'easy' to approach for experimentation because of the materials available for making pcb's. It is probably also done on many art-courses, with the 'genuine' materials and a well sorted out process. Why steel? Was that the original material?