Users Instructions ImagOn Ultra photopolymer films

16. Liquid-Aquatint-type

A method or adding rich black areas to any intaglio plate.

  1. This can be painted onto any degreased ImagOn plate.
  2. Mix Screen Filler and 220 carborundum grit together until it reaches the consistency of oil paint or thick acrylic paint.
  3. Paint it on the plate anywhere that you want a rich black.
  4. The plate can be left overnight to dry or it can be fast dried with a hairdryer. Fast drying can leave cracks in the Screen Filler which may or may not be desired in the frnished print.
  5. For more varied gray marks paint Screen Filler, without the addition of carborundum, onto the degreased ImagOn plate.