Tag Archives: Acid etching

2018 12 24 Image of the week

Reflection by Claire B Etched print, oil based inks, on 250gsm BFK Reeves paper, coloured with Inktense pigments. This is the best of the prints I completed in November, and today I finished it with hand-colouring.  Very happy with this … Continue reading

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Etching: line and shape figure – final prints

As can be seen from the earlier stage of this project here I cut the etched plates at an angle, leaving me with a couple of triangular offcuts to play with.  A good place to explore colour mixing. I then … Continue reading

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Etching: line and shape figure

Using one of the line and shape figures I recently drew I  created a new print design, then worked on some simplified and stylised flowers. PLATE 1: This experimentation involves using sugar paste to create a printing surface on a … Continue reading

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Etching: rock pools – Final stage

Further to my last post on this project here, I decided to have a go at adding some plate tone to the rocks. Happy?  Not even remotely.  It was very hard to see where I was putting colour as the … Continue reading

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Etching: Rock pools – Stage 3

Still loving this print! If you haven’t seen the progression of this project click here for stage 1 and here for stage 2 For my first 2 plate print I decided on sepia and yellow ochre mixes for the line-etched … Continue reading

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Etching: Rock pools – Stage 2

Just loving this project! This week I’ve been concentrating on making a second plate to print with the etching I’ve already prepared.  I’m aiming for the sections underwater. Transferring the design to plate 2: I soaked my BFK Reeves paper, … Continue reading

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Etching: Rock pools

I’ve been desperately trying to get back to my ‘One & Twenty’ routine.  OK, hardly a routine, but I’d like it to be.  The idea is that I look at something for one minute (really trying to examine the image … Continue reading

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