Category Archives: Etchings

Etching Process

Etching metal plates is a bit of a tricky one as if at any stage of the process including everything from placing etching ground handling of plate, quality of drawing line correct judgement of etching time. If anything at all is … Continue reading

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Drawing on Soft Ground

I was trying to copy my drawing on soft ground using a biro over a photocopied image. On my first attempt I pulled back the paper to find that I had pressed too hard and unevenly. I decided to roll out the … Continue reading

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Working with Two Etching Plates

I was inspired to try out a two plate print process with the promise of vibrant interaction between two colours. All set to upstage the single plate process I prepared one soft ground plate with lace pattern and then another … Continue reading

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