Second week in the printmaking studio

Here is a picture I took with my phone after working the drawing in the hard ground, then immersing the plate for three 'bites' in the acid. This plate will serve as my re-entry to the world and techniques of etching, since it's been over 7 years since I took my first class, so I… Continue reading Second week in the printmaking studio

A long overdue revisitation

Along A Path, 2011 (intaglio and aquatint) I've just signed up —at long last— for another printmaking class! Difficult to believe it's been seven years since my scholarship to learn copperplate etching (intaglio) at Manhattan Graphics Center, which was my first and only foray into this fantastic ancient method of picture-making. The class begins in… Continue reading A long overdue revisitation

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Well, I've not posted even the merest speck of art in awhile now, so here is the wee drypoint test I performed during my etching & intaglio class on Tuesday. Let me tell you, drypoint on copper plate is a far cry from same on plexiglass (which I was doing during the fall, for example).… Continue reading tree