September 11, 2009

Etching Again

Since I have been done with school (for now) I have been working on a way to make etchings on zinc at home. It is easier than I imagined it would be. I prefer etching over drypoint and engraving and I certainly prefer working on metal plates over plexiglas. Here is a working proof.

This is sort of a side not but I did heat the plate up with a hairdryer prior to adding the ink and makes spreading and wiping the ink simply awesome.

Rives Lightweight

1 comment:

steve said...

THIS is simply awesome Ammon. It's been ages since I've done an etching. You've done well!