Polymer plate intaglio printing

Photo Gravure on copper plates is known as one of Etchings most beautiful techniques. One of its drawbacks is the toxicity of the chemistry used in this very complicated process. Recently Polymer plate printing has become a much safer environmentally friendly process that achieves printed images of the same exceptional quality. A positive transparency is made specifically for this process to achieve the highest in image results but also hand drawn transparencies are use by many artists to produce images that have qualities of drawings and paintings.