Fotoradierung (Tiefdruck 2)

Henriette Leinfellner
Fine Arts and Media Art, Graphics and Printmaking
2020W, Vorlesung und Übungen (VU), 2.0 ECTS, 2.0 semester hours, course number S01179


Photointaglio experimental

advanced course after having taken part in Tiefdruck 1


introduction into the history and development of photoetching.

Basic technical instruction to transform an idea (image) into a photointaglioprint.

impartment of basic techniques to produce printing plates .

application of the plate in the printing process.

source material is f.ex. photographical material or drawing and painting sources you wish to transform phototechnically.

If there is time left you are very welcome to an experimental approach , and to combine  photointaglio  with other printing techniques.

basics of photoshop are necessary

practical knowledge of basic intaglio printing techniques are necessary ( Tiefdruck 1)


by applying  different techniques during the practical workshop you should be able to comprehend analytically  the processes of photointaglio at the end of the term.

Examination Modalities

Presentation of 2 to 3 Photoetchings in small edition


1st date obligatory: Friday 9th October 2020, 10:30 - 11: 30

after that Fridays  10 h - 13 h by personal arrangement


09 October 2020, 10:30–11:30 (preliminary discussion)

Course Enrolment

The online registration was already closed

co-registration: possible

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