Monthly Archives: June 2015

Oncidium III

I’ve printed this two-plate etching in several different color combinations, and I think I’ve finally decided which one will make the cut. ┬áThe plant I drew the image from was mostly violet and white with a little bit of yellow:       I tried printing with colors that were faithful to the plant as […]

Scraping and Sanding

I had the bright idea that I should recycle an old plate with a very light, poorly executed spraypaint aquatint. I thought it would be pretty easy to remove, but I was wrong. Friends in the studio have had success using power sanders to remove old imagery from plates, but given how tight my living […]