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PHOTOGRAVURE -Instruction Manual by Henrik Bøegh
94 pages – 72 Ill. – Wire-O binding 21 x 21 centimers

ISBN  978-87-994569-4-9

Facts about the book: fact sheet

Look inside the book
1 contents
2 preface
3 avoid open bites
4 from the work process
5 from calibration of the UV-exposure
6 from the calibration of the photogravure

About the contents
This is an instruction manual about photogravure using TOYOBO photopolymer plates. The manual guides you step by step through the entire process, from your first idea of making a photogravure to the final print. Along the way, I discuss the importance of choosing the right positive film, the right printer model, and the significance of the various UV light sources.

Printmaking Revolution                Handbook by Dwight Pogue   Watson-Guptill, May 2012

ISBN-10: 0823008126
ISBN-13: 978-0823008124

This new book offers insights

into a new body of research

which may revolutionize the field of lithography.

Some lithographers are amazed by the quality, creative possibilities

and environmental benefits of the new system.

Is this the reinvention of Lithography?

New Advancements in Technology, Safety, and Sustainability

'A tome of the newest advances in printmaking for today's environmentally conscious art students, master printers, teachers, and artists' (Amazon)
Etching, lithography, and screenprinting shouldn't be harmful to the artist or the planet. With cutting edge, never-before-published advances in printmaking media, Printmaking Revolution provides artists, students, and teachers alike with safer, environmentally friendly and non-carcinogenic methods for creating beautiful prints. Inside, teacher and professional artist, Dwight Pogue offers groundbreaking information on embracing green, petroleum-free, nontoxic materials that comply with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements. With new alternatives for the modern era, and work by some of today’s most notable artists, including Janet Fish, James Rosenquist Walton Ford, and Louisa Chase, this book truly revolutionizes the techniques, materials, and processes of a time-honored medium.

About the Author  Dwight Pogue is a professor of art at Smith College, where he has taught printmaking and drawing for 25 years. He is the founder and director of the Smith College Workshop, which, since 1984, has brought some of the country's most celebrated artists to Smith to collaborate with master printers in creating limited edition prints. A Fulbright recipient and professional artist, Pogue has work in several national juried exhibitions, as well as private and public collections. He lives in Northhampton, MA.

Post-Digital Printmaking: CNC, Traditional and Hybrid Techniques

Paul Catanese and Angela Geary

This groundbreaking book establishes Post-Digital Printmaking as a distinct area of printmaking practice both technically and conceptually. Radically different from digital print production (inkjet on high-quality paper), Post-Digital Printmaking integrates Computer Numeric Control (CNC) devices such as laser cutters and CNC routers with matrix production for lithography, intaglio and relief. This contemporary practice incorporates the strengths of both digital and traditional, resulting in hybrid printmaking techniques.

A comprehensive and accessible technical introduction to this important area of printmaking, this book explains techniques and processes in detail, discusses the contexts within which Post-Digital Printmaking has arisen, and includes examples and case studies of artists applying these hybrid techniques in their work.

Release date: August 7, 2012  ISBN-10: 1408124947  ISBN-13: 978-1408124949  Edition: 1

Non-toxic Printmaking                Handbook by Mark Graver    2011

Non-toxic Printmaking


Format:  Paperback, 128 pages
Other Information:  Full colour throughout
Published In:  United Kingdom

In this book, Mark Graver puts the case for non-toxic printmaking and then discusses the various technical factors (both materials and equipment) to take into account when etching with acrylic resists, making aquatints, etching in general, using drypoint, engraving, making mezzotints and collagraphs and using photopolymers as well as combining various printmaking techniques. There is also information on various inks and health and safety measures in the printing workshop. All in all, this book contains everything a printmaker will need to know about non-toxic printmaking.

About the Author

Mark Graver is an English printmaker who is currently working in New Zealand. He has masters degree from Camberwell College of Arts and he is a frequent contributor to various printmaking journals.

Green issues are very 'hot' at the moment.  A new title in the popular Printmaking Handbooks series. Highly illustrated with the work of artists from around the world. A practical as well as inspirational book

Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 1408113252
EAN: 9781408113257
Dimensions: 23.0 x 15.0 centimeters




     The Contemporary Printmaker

      Keith Howard
      New York: Write-Cross Press, 2003

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By Alice-Marie Gravely, 
MLA, Johns Hopkins University, President of Maryland Printmakers

The Contemporary Printmaker, Intaglio-Type & Acrylic Resist Etching 
By Keith Howard, 2003, Published by Write-Cross Press 

Once again Keith Howard - researcher, educator, and printmaker - takes us on a journey of technological exploration in the realm of non-toxic printmaking in his latest book, The Contemporary Printmaker – Intaglio-Type and Acrylic Resist Etching. Howard's book, superior in many ways to his last book, is actually an entire library of subjects. It is a book on the history of non-toxic printmaking; a text on using DuPont's ImagOn Ultra photopolymer film; a how-to book on acrylic resist etchings and on using your computer to create halftones; a tome of beautiful full color and black and white prints; a dictionary of etches, printmaking terms, and short glimpses into corrosive metal salt.

The author pulls it all off well. The writing is clear with "Quick Look" sections for most chapters and a "Troubleshooting" guide at the end of each chapter. There are hundreds of first-rate black & white and color photographs and illustrations taken by the Keith Howard. This is one of the most comprehensive texts dealing with current, non-toxic printmaking methods. The Contemporary Printmaker belongs in every printmaker's studio and should be required reading for students and instructors of the medium. Read more: BOOK REVIEW



Manual de Grabado no Toxico /


Barnices Acrilicos - Film de Fotopolimero -
Planchas Solares y su Mordida de Henrik Boegh

ISBN: 978-87-987757-7-5

Forlaget Boegh, Dinamarca (Espana) 2010
Traduccion: Juan Carlos Ramos Guadix, Universidad de Granada


Price: Euro 24.00 or US$ 32.00

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The new 2nd edition of Henrik Boegh's Spanish Handbook of Non-Toxic Intaglio is now available.This new and beautiful edition of 124 pages and 150 illustrations has been printed in duotone and published by Boegh in Denmark for the Spanish and Latin American market.

This is the second edition of the book Manual de Grabado en Hueco no Toxico earlier published by the University of Granada in Spain in 2004 (now sold out). Since then a lot of new materials and techniques have been developed in this field. All techniques in relation to acrylic resists, photopolymer film and etching described in this book have been thoroughly updated according to the latest developments.


More about the content of the book in Spanish language can be found on Henrik's website:

also available in English!

This is a handbook of Non-Toxic Intaglio. The book can be read in its entirety and thus provide a survey of the subject, but it is also able to serve as a reference book with easily found solutions to specific problems. All working processes in connection with the application and use of acrylic resists, photopolymer film, solar plates and etching have been thoroughly described and illustrated. As a supplement to the handbook itself there are four appendixes: The first of which describes the transition to the non-toxic studio for those who want to change or expand the existing studio so as to apply the new techniques. The second appendix contains an introduction to digital imaging for those who wish to learn how to prepare computer-generated stencils for photo polymer gravure and etchings. The third appendix describes the intaglio printing process for those who wish to make their own prints without having any experience beforehand. The fourth appendix describes all working techniques involved in applying acrylic etching grounds on zinc plates and explains how to etch zinc safely.


Intaglio: Acrylic-Resist Etching, Collagraphy, Engraving, Drypoint, Mezzotint
   Robert Adam & Carol Robertson

   Thames and Hudson, London, 2007

This practical and inspirational book is a complete guide to creative intaglio printmaking. With clear step-by-step instructions and hundreds of illustrations, it describes methods that, while employing a strong traditional basis, avoid the use of toxic materials to achieve stunning prints the modern, safety-first way.
Covering every stage of the plate-making and printing process, the book opens up creative possibilities for beginners and experienced printmakers alike. From setting up and equipping an intaglio studio, through choosing a printing method, to collating and presenting finished prints, this beautifully illustrated and comprehensive reference book is the only resource any art practitioner, educator, or student will ever need. 229 illustrations, 199 in color.

This is a beautifully made and illustrated book with sewn pages and thick paper. It includes and excellent synopsis of the history of printmaking. Effort is made to cover many of the "safe" contemporary techniques, ...and Lascaux products (... various dry film resists, and products by Golden, Graphic Chemical, and others are not excluded). Oddly, while the techniques will be of great benefit to someone new to safe printmaking, discussion of setting up the studio is aimed toward a commercial fine art printmaking operation, not the lone printmaker. Take what you need and leave the rest. Techniques are clear, often illustrated, and easy to follow. It is an excellent reference for safe handling procedures and a variety of techniques. The book is a good value. (Amazon)

  Arts, Crafts & Theater Safety

ACTS publishes short fact sheets (from 1 to 10 pages) on over 60 different technical subjects related to health and safety in art and theater.

Lithographie non toxique DIY/ Safe Lithography DIY
Reserve now the paper handbook/ Réservez dès maintenant le manuel papier de 75 pages en écrivant à emilion@laposte
Kitchen lithographie en 2 couleurs d'émilion.
Manuel de lithographie simple et non toxique. La Litho DIY dans votre cuisine (Do it yourself !) 
Prix 30 €. 80 pages. 

Plus de détails / More details : rubrique "Kitchen lithographie


Roni Henning's latest book  

Water-Based Screenprinting Today
published by Watson-Guptill 
is also available at

Editorial: Master printer Roni Henning has embraced water-based screenprinting for its benefits to both the environment and her personal health. In this insightful guide, she has gathered the works, techniques, and experiences of many of the talented artists and printers with whom she has crossed paths during her own illustrious career, printing editions with the likes of Romare Bearden, Andy Warhol, and Jack Youngerman. 

Through the work of Bearden, Youngerman, and Gene Davis, among other top artists, you are guided through the traditional screenprinting process, from building and stretching a screen to color separations, color mixing, proofing, and printing. Henning discusses advances in techniques and process since the rise of water-based screenprinting, the collaborative relationship between artist and printer, and monoprints and monotypes as art forms. Finally, the use of computers and image manipulation software to complement screenprinting is also investigated.

Contact Roni Henning:
Phone       917-841-5704




  Handbook of Non-Toxic Intaglio
  Handbok I Non-toxic Dybtryk
Henrik Boegh
  Copenhagen: Forlaget Boegh, 2007

  (published in English, Spanish, Flemish and now in French)

 La Gravure Non-Toxique - Manuel Practique
 Henrik Boegh

The French Edition is based on the 2nd edition of The Handbook of Non-Toxic Intaglio. Translation by Filip Le Roy and Jean-Marc Deltorn. The book was published in December 2008, in Belgium, by Le Roy and Partners and it can be ordered on the website or directly from the publisher:

Manual de Grabado en Hueco No Toxico
Henrik Boeg
Spanish Edition




El grabado no toxico: nuevos procedimentos y materiales
Eva Figueras

University of Barcelona Press

La Manipulacion Segura De Productos Quimicos En Grabado
Eva Figueras and Isabel Perez Morales

Click for more information 

INCISIONE SOSTENIBILE, nuovi materiali e metodi dell area non-toxic

The first Italian nontoxic manual by Francesca Genna, with contributions from Patrick Aubert , Eva Figueras Ferrer, Chiara Giorgetti, Friedhard Kiekeben, Grazia Tagliente
Navarra editions, 2009

ISBN: 978-88-95756-17-2


Water-Based Screenprinting Today
Roni Henning

Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, 2006

Screen Printing ... The Basics
Andy MacDougall


Now you can purchase an easy to understand instruction manual that breaks the screenprinting process down into steps. Loaded with tips and tricks along with lots of how-to-do-it pictures, you'll learn about art prep and film separations, screens and stencils, inks and materials, printing, specialized applications, shop safety, and more. Many available screenprinting books are out of date, or are so technical, they are impossible to understand. This one is right in the middle - humorous, informative, and up-to-date, written by a person who has been involved in all aspects of commercial and fine art screenprinting for over 25 years. For more information/To Purchase go to

Screenprinting: The Complete Water-based System

Robert Adam & Carol Robertson

London, Thames & Hudson, 2003




Printmaking in the Sun
Dan Welden & Pauline Muir

Printmaking in the Sun
with Dan Welden


Polyester Plate Lithography for Fine Artists
George F Roberts





Manual del grabado electrolitico
Alfonso Crujera





Michael McCann        Michael McCann     Monona Rossol
Artist Beware             Health Hazards      The Artist's Complete
                                 Manual for Artists    Health & Safety Guide

Artist Beware
Michael McCann, PhD, CIH

The Lyons Press, 2005

Health Hazards Manual for Artists

Michael McCann PhD, CIH

The Lyons Press
, Fifth Revised and Augmented Edition

The Artist's Complete Health and Safety Guide
Monona Rossol

Allworth Press, 2001

Making Art Safely: Alternative Methods and Materials
Merle Spandorfer, Deborah Curtiss & Jack Snyder, 1

Printsafe: A Guide to Safe, Healthy and Green Printmaking
Tim Challis, London: Estamp, 1990


Prints Now
Gill Saunders & Rosie Miles

Victoria and Albert Museum Press, 2006


Digital Printmaking
P Coldwell & G. Whale

London: A & C Black, 1999


UK based magazine dedicated to the art of printmaking

Bi-monthly magazine edited in Spain, specializing in engraved and printed editions of art.