Bromoil Fine Art Prints
bromoil is a photographic process, developed around 1910, that results in
a etching-like work of art. Bromoils along with many other time-consuming
art processes, have become a "lost art". As photography has been automated,
interest in the old alternative processes has waned leaving only a handful
of bromoil artists.
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A bromoil print is a labor intensive process, beginning with a black and white photograph. The silver is removed through a bleaching and tanning chemical process. Permanent lithograph ink is then stippled by brush onto the surface creating a one of a kind art image. The black and white photographic image is transformed into a beautiful, painterly quality, fine art image.