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Feast of the purification, engraving
by Slav Varlakov

Although engraving seems quite simple, requiring only a burin and a metal plate to produce a line, this intaglio technique demands great control. The plate is cut into directly using a sharp-pointed tool called a burin. The engraved line is unique, with a crisp, precise character and clean edges.

Engraving and intaglio printing by Slav Varlakov

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