Drawing Tools for Acetate Film and Copper Plates
For drawing on acetate for photopolymer gravure with following exposure to UV-light
- Good quality Watercolour Pencil gray or black. ”Koh-I-Noor Progresso Aquarell” is very good but other acknowledged brands are also working well, like the aquarellable pencil from Stabilo number 8008 (for paper, glass, plastic and metal.
- The best permanent markers for lines in all thicknesses that are completely resistant to UV-exposure is uniPOSCA (black).
For drawing and blocking out directly on the copper plates
The best permanent markers for drawing and blocking out directly on copper plates before or after application og aquatint that are completely resistant to acid or ferric chloride come is uniPOSCA (black). It comes in different thicknesses.