The founder of HsingTai Color Printing Co., Mr. Chen Geng-Bin has
studied color slide filming, wash and color separation and printing
operations. In 1995, he printed Van Gogh paintings into art cards
with copper letterpress four-color and original color edition.
Subsequently, there are woodcut copies from Teacher Chen Qi-Mao
that are not only lifelike, but more refined, delicate and very
HsingTai Color Printing Co., had introduced Kodak color separation
and offset printing to have more standard in painting reproduction
project and better color repair. It has also contract some business
of the National Palace Museum, such as postcards, picture books and
Museum Introductions in both Chinese and Englisho.
At that time, replication on raw silk which is a very soft media
that required cardboard to paste on the raw silk with pulp was
tried to unrestricted printing. No matter the raw silk or tissue
paper, rice paper or other paper-like Chinese painting media can
absorb ink easily itself, thus, two or three times of stacked ink
reprinting is a must to print up to a certain concentration.
The technique was also applied in part of the duplication painting