Using Dry Copier Toners and Electro-Etching on Intaglio Plates

@article{Semenoff1991UsingDC,
  title={Using Dry Copier Toners and Electro-Etching on Intaglio Plates},
  author={Nik Semenoff and Christine Christos},
  journal={Leonardo},
  year={1991},
  volume={24},
  pages={389 - 394}
}
The authors describe methods of achieving wash effects on intaglio prints through processes involving the use of dry copier toners for the exposure of light-sensitive intaglio plates. Also described is a method of etching plates with the use of electric current replacing the use of dangerous acids. 

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