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A short explanation of aquatint

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Whether you are a complete printmaking or etching novice or someone possessing a certain level of familiarity with these processes, you could be forgiven for being confused about the term ‘aquatint’ and precisely what it means. Aquatint, in a nutshell,…

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The key stages of preparing an etching plate

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Whether you are using such a metal as copper, zinc or steel – what are the basic steps to prepare the plate?

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What to Consider Before Buying an Etching Press

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While an etching press is the most important piece of equipment for etching, there is wide variation in the types of etching presses available, while the specific printmaking processes that you practise are also likely to influence your choice of…

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Etching landscapes and memories: Spotlight on printmaker June Russell

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See more of June’s work at www.junerussellprintmaker.co.uk Being a print maker When did you decide to pursue print making as a career?   I’ve always been interested in printmaking, since I was young. I learned etching and lino printing at…

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