Venetian Printmaking

this magical printmaking process that I was fortunate to learn in Venezia last year can be the most wonderful but also a most difficult printing process a dedicated printmaker will ever do .... but it rewards when it works well.... tonight I had one of those Eureka moments!

From this reverse plate of my photograph of Cochin fishermen shown here . .

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After magical solutions are applied and removed the press beckons

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To this a wonderful one off print produced from the alchemy

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feeling happy...