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Solar Plate: Trial prints 01

Very late, but this is a quick post about my first, post-course, attempt at solar plate printmaking. Along the way, I made a lot of mistakes – expensive mistakes since each A4 plate costs about £11 – so I’ll list them up here at the top to help others who check this post.

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Solar Plate printmaking course

A couple of months ago I did a course at Leicester Print Workshop on Solar Plate printmaking (aka Photopolymer printmaking and photo etching) with Nick Mobbs. I have only just now started doing my own such printmaking and thought, before posting work-in-progress reports, I’d post a couple of pics and a few notes from the course.

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