Looks like we will be editioning another black laser engraving with the artist Stan Donwood in August 2015. When I say black I mean black paper, not a black laser – that would be pretty cool though. The laser process that I’m referring too begins with the scanning of a drawn image that is then translated into tonal values, where each value corresponds to different levels of laser intensity. Actually I’m gonna stop this tech talk now and point you over here – tech description at the bottom of the article.
Donwood’s previous laser engraved drawing in black somerset paper entitled February Holloway has now sold out, so for anyone that missed the opportunity to purchase one (from a small edition of 6) you may get another chance… to buy something similar. The release of this up and coming edition (entitled Hell Lane) will co-inside with CFPR Editions attendance at the Contemporary Art and Editions Fair Multiplied this October… that’s 2015.
Word in the paper making world suggests that the black somerset velvet paper (that we use for this edition) will be discontinued shortly. Thankfully we have some in stock but it maybe our last foray for this particular production method – making this edition even more rare.