Printmaking in books

Posted on Mar 10, 2010 in Art, Artists, Books, Illustration, printmaking

My etching class ended last night. I was able to pull one more print that I’m almost happy with, but will now be renting space at the Atlanta Printmaker’s Studio in order to study the craft and practice more. In the meantime, here is last night’s progress on the hummingbird piece. The drawing looks a […]

Etching 2

Posted on Mar 7, 2010 in Art, Uncategorized

My etching class is almost over. I was only able to finish one print, but am hoping to be able to make a bit more progress on this second one before class ends. Here’s the first proof. Unfortunately the first attempt at etching the lines on this were botched. The acid didn’t bite through. I […]

Etching Class-Aquatint

Posted on Feb 9, 2010 in Art

Here is my latest from my etching class. It’s almost there. I just need to burnish a little more in the clouds, work out the eyes a bit, and print on good paper. I will hopefully finish this print next week and have original prints available for sale in my Etsy shop.

Etching Class 1

Posted on Jan 26, 2010 in Art

I am learning how to be a printmaker. Here are two proofs from my very first etched plate. Right now the only thing etched is line. I will add aquatint to the plate next week and maybe a little mezzotint.