Fotoradierung (Tiefdruck 2)

Henriette Leinfellner
Fine Arts and Media Art, Graphics and Printmaking
2021W, 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

(or having recent experience with intaglio printing and with Aquatint )


introduction into the history and development of photoetching.

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

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  techniques during the practical workshop you should be able to comprehend analytically  and practically the processes of photointaglio at the end of the term.

Examination Modalities

Presentation of 2 to 3 Photoetchings in small edition at the end of the term


1st date is obligatory (prelimimary discussion) : Friday 8th October 2021, 10:30 - 11:45 h

after that : Fridays  10 h - 13 h or 14 - 17 h by personal arrangement

Please note: limitation to 6 participants per Semester! It´s obligatory to turn up if you have signed up.

you will receive a positive or negative reply  of  your registration as soon as registration period is  over or when the course is booked out.


08 October 2021, 10:30–11:45 Intaglio , "1 st date is obligatory, Preliminary discussion: Friday 8th October 2021, 10 30 - 11 45 h" (preliminary discussion)

Course Enrolment

From 06 September 2021, 09:00 to 06 October 2021, 12:00
The online registration was already closed

co-registration: possible

TransArts - Transdisciplinary Arts (Bachelor): Artistic and art technology foundations: Artistic and art technology foundations

Design: Specialisation in Graphic Design (1. Section): Technical Basics: Printing Techniques

Fine Arts (2. Section): Artistic Practice in Technical Context: Subject-specific Techniques

Fine Arts (2. Section): Artistic Practice in Technical Context: Techniques of Printmaking (only for ZKF Graphics)

Fine Arts (2. Section): Artistic Practice in Technical Context: Free Electives out of Artistic Practice in Technical Context

Individual courses: possible