Etching class: first proof

Edinburgh rooftops; copper plate line etching, first proof. 5.5" x 3.5" Last evening was my second class in Etching & Intaglio. Last week we prepped our plates by filing the edges, de-greasing, and coating them with a hard ground which is basically wax.  Our homework was to scribe drawings into the ground. The way it… Continue reading Etching class: first proof

Etching homework

5.5" x 3.5" copper plate with wax hard ground applied; first go at line etching. Above is my homework assignment for the first week of my Etching 7 Intaglio class. It was a learning experience, for sure. Although the instructor warned against using anything too sharp, I used the same scribes I've been using for… Continue reading Etching homework

A Winter Find

Here is a sketch for a new dry point on plexi– Kim and I are hoping to get into the studio at Gowanus this Friday to do some printing. A solitary berry found on a snowy day by the crafty crow. In other news, I'm very happy and excited to announce that I've been selected… Continue reading A Winter Find