Photogravure
Photogravure Field Trip, 2014
Photogravure Field Trip, 2014

It’s that time of year again when Brenton Hamilton’s Advanced Alternative Processes class piles in a van and heads up to Trenton, Maine, to spend a day working in Alan Vlach’s photogravure studio. Since there are a lot of students and a limited amount of space Alan prepares the light-sensitive gravure plates ahead of time. […]

Photo Gravure Field Trip
Photo Gravure Field Trip

Brenton Hamilton’s Alternative Process class recently took a field trip to Alan Vlach’s workshop in Trenton, Maine, to make photo gravure prints. (The metal plates are pretty sharp on the edges, and despite a warning (and what I normally consider a healthy supply of common sense) I managed to slice open the tip of my […]